The cabin is exposed to the rough winds coming from the ocean, bringing salt and sea. You can enjoy the panoramic views from all the rooms in the cabin. During the summer the sun bathes the building with its rays from sunrise until it dives into the ocean surface around midnight. Excellent sun conditions lay the foundation of an optimal place to spend the summer days.
The cabin is made up of three separate volumes placed underneath one unifying roof. The volumes are creating an inner atrium shed from the rough winds. This atrium functions as an outdoor living space and is the most used room – it is seen as an extension of the interior. The atrium floor is terraced to blend into the rocky landscape – it follows the natural form of the surroundings – it bears a resemblance to the Greek amphitheaters. The space faces the beach and the ocean, the terrace can be used as benches – when it comes to the view and shading – shading from the wind time you can hide away from the social activities.
Each volume has its own functions – living space, bedrooms and master bedroom / working area. The volumes create the different “rooms” in the amphitheater. The focal point of the cabin is the chimney in created using concrete. Instead of cladding the chimney to make it blend with the interior and exterior, the architect chose to expose the concrete. Like a lighthouse, the chimney lights up the cabin and keeps the building in place when the autumn storm rages outside.
The cabin is cladded with aspen – a material that will change over time and turn into a silver-gray patina which again will make the cabin blend into the scenery and surrounding landscape. Around all windows oiled pine can be found, and concrete is used in all external plinths. In the interior untreated pine is used on floors and ceiling, the floors are made up of concrete and heating cables. The floor creates an illusion as an extension of the rocky landscape. And like during hot summer days – the floors will feel like the tempered ground warmed by the sun.