May 15, 2013
Rugged and frigid, the Norwegian coast inspires compelling architecture that provides more visual interest than that of the average seaside home. The post-glacial geographic crevices known as fjords offer these properties a secluded mystique that appeals to both the urbane Oslo weekender and one’s inner Norse god.
And to us! Drawing on vernacular woods and the clean geometry that characterizes Scandinavian design, these homes let the landscape’s perilous heights take prominence. The fjords’ combination of dense pine forests, glacial peaks and inherent isolation take the getaway cabin from trite to transcendent. Read on for our picks of the best of fjord-side living that you simply can’t a-fjord to miss!