The living and dining space is the heart of the design and includes all possible objects that are so curious looking and catchy while the home study and work space has been ergonomically placed underneath the stairs to save up on some space. Paper and ceramic cartons are used lavishly in a creative fashion and are wonderful conversation starters as you step into this lovely Norwegian home.
The 465 square meters of internal living space is spread over two floors with master bedroom and two additional bedrooms three bathrooms private lounge sophisticated dining and entertainment areas cinema study room wine cellar spa and sauna Gaggenau kitchen equipped to the highest standard and a private elevator providing access to an eight vehicle garage and storage area.
The architects have divided the available space into two broad sections – an active area and a quiet zone and the entire arrangement follows this predetermined pattern. The beautiful open dining space an ultra-modern kitchen and a relaxing living area with a large L-shape sofa taking a center spot are arranged ever so elegantly to ensure that function naturally follows form.
Some of the many green measures include the use of recycled Blackbutt timber in an extensive fashion both on outside and for the interiors to cut down both costs and carbon footprint high-performance glazing helps in better insulation and hence tones down the power bills in both the summer and the winter smart design and thermal insulation.
The penthouse opens on to a further 400 square meters of outdoor space with a garden heated swimming pool and entertainment areas across four terraces. The 297.3 meter Eureka Tower in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct was the world’s tallest residential tower at the time of its completion in 2006. The building has since been surpassed in height by two developments in Dubai but the Eureka is still an astonishing achievement of high-rise construction dominating the city’s skyline.
Sculptures that are made out of glass and stone bestow an artistic outlook to this contemporary design and the extravagant use of glass in the form of floor to ceiling windows gives those inside unobstructed views. While the lower level sports the living space and the dining area the upper level finds space for the entire owner’s suite which includes a library a piano room a master suite a refreshing spa and an inviting sundeck. A wonderful merger of form and function…
Concrete is used wherever necessary but it seems like the designers have mostly preferred wood with the one used on the outside being more resistant to the rough weather that can hit the region once in a while. The interiors seem simple and elegant and situated at Østhusvik the Dalene cabin offers 120 square meters of private and tranquil escape from the hustle of city life.