The modern cabin...

If there is one place on the globe that truly masters cabin culture, it must be Norway. While in other countries we have summer homes we go to for the holidays, in Norway they have “hytter” (huts).

Many of us who have visited the country have stayed in a hytte – and perhaps we can still hear the sound of the heavy iron door from the wood furnace.

What I want to show you here is what happens when two families get together at the drawing board to modernize – and then build – a traditional Norwegian cabin.

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If there is one place on the globe that truly masters cabin culture, it must be Norway. While in other countries we have summer homes we go to for the holidays, in Norway they have “hytter” (huts). Many of us who have visited the country have stayed in a hytte – and perhaps we can still hear the sound of the heavy iron door from the wood furnace.

What I want to show you here is what happens when two families get together at the drawing board to modernize – and then build – a traditional Norwegian cabin.

M CasaSolstad Selbu 17
M CasaSolstad Selbu 12

The cabins are called neohytter (neo-huts), and you can see more at neohytter.

Just look at the fat layer of snow on the roof. After a long day out in the terrain, wouldn't it be nice to settle down inside for some knitting or a good book and a warm cup of something good to drink? All while looking out the window to try and spot a snow hare.

M CasaSolstad Selbu 17
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Note – if you visit the site mentioned above to look at the neo-huts, you will also see several different RAIS models.

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RAIS VIVA L 160, Neo hytter - Blefjeld
photo: http://www.akiraphotography.no/

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RAIS VISIO 3:1, Neo hytter Oppdal
Photo http://www.annelinebakken.no/

M CasaSolstad Selbu 12

600 MAX, Neo hytter - Selbu
Photo http://www.annelinebakken.no/

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