Can you imagine yourself enjoying the forest and landscape without any disturb, only you and your shelter? Then you might be thinking of Woody 15, the wood cabin designed by Marianne Borge in Isdammen, Norway.
Woody 15, a simple cabin for a simple pleasure: watching the landscape
Woody 15 was set up as a pavilion in solid wood elements in Nordmarka in connection with Oslo Open House in September 2014. It consists of a 17,5 sqm one-room cabin, with large glass doors opening up to the outside landscape. Nothing else. It has no kitchen, bathroom or electricity, only a small wood-burning stove for heating. In this way it can function as an annexe, or stand alone with an outdoor kitchen and outside lavatory. So it is reduced to the really basics of sheltering.
Following this idea of simplicity, Woody 15 was made with 29 cross-laminated timber elements produced by Massiv Lust, allowing the cabin to be easily assembled and dismantled. All of them have a maximum width of 1.20 meters, perfect to meet the requirements for regular transportation. As a proof of that, Woody 15 has been moved and it stands now as a viewing cabin in Onsøy.
Photography by: Jonas Adolfsen