On the note of the Norwegian dream, the NTNU contribution to Solar Decathlon Europe 2102, the +hytte, is an interesting modern interpretation of the traditional cabin, with the possibility to function completely off the grid in the rough Norwegian landscape, or as an add-on to existing structures. On the note of the Norwegian dream, the NTNU contribution to Solar Decathlon Europe 2102, the +hytte, is an interesting modern interpretation of the traditional cabin, with the possibility to function completely off the grid in the rough Norwegian landscape, or as an add-on to existing structures.

On the note of the Norwegian dream, the NTNU contribution to Solar Decathlon Europe 2102, the +hytte, is an interesting modern interpretation of the traditional cabin, with the possibility to function completely off the grid in the rough Norwegian landscape, or as an add-on to existing structures.

The Norwegian dream - a "hytte"

The idea of the hut, or cabin, is one deeply rooted in the Nordic soul, gathered in the blog/book project hyttedrömmen. How does this dream of nature and “simple living” measure up to the increase in convenience, technical standards and spaciousness of the modern day Norwegian “hytte”?

Revisiting Manfred Max-Neef's model on fundamental human needs Revisiting Manfred Max-Neef's model on fundamental human needs

Revisiting Manfred Max-Neef's model on fundamental human needs

Master Thesis turned PhD

Researching Homes for Tomorrow. First order of business; submittal of abstract for IAPS 2012 & continuation of postcard collection of what home looks like

- photograph a place that feels like home & send to the.concept.of.home@gmail.com

'growing up in the city' 'growing up in the city'

'growing up in the city'

"If there’s a community in the home, it’s in the porch"
Joe Farrugia (via 20khouse)