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Skapet Mountain Cabins

Built for use by members of Norway's Stavanger Tourism Association, these Skapet Mountain Cabins are far from luxury accommodations. In fact, they're far from most everything. They're self-catering, with visitors expected to leave money to cover their stay as they leave, replenish the supplies of food and firewood, and clean up after themselves. On-site buildings include a main lodge, sleeping cabins, a toilet, and a sauna, with wood heating in the lodge, cabins, and sauna, two gas stoves in the shared kitchen, and solar panels to power the lighting. With straightforward geometric metric forms clad in rolled zinc and interiors clad primarily in wood, they're an instantly identifiable oasis amongst their rocky surroundings.

Photos: Tonu Tunnel + Marius Dalseg / KOKO Architects

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