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Jun
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Tungestølen Hiking Cabin by Snøhetta
Alexander Zaxarov
Jun 23, 2020

Architecture studio Snøhetta has built a group of timber cabins overlooking the Jostedalen glacier in Norway to replace accommodation buildings that were destroyed by a cyclone.

Situated in Luster in the western part of Norway on a small plateau overlooking the beautiful Jostedalen glacier, Tungestølen comprises a constellation of pentagonal tourist cabins designed by Snøhetta for Luster Turlag, a local branch of the Norwegian National Trekking Association. Designed as an architectural reaction to the changing weather conditions of this mountainous site, the distinct cabins offer visitors a comfortable and generous shelter during the summer and autumn months when the cabin is open to the public.

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Alexander Zaxarov
June 23, 2020

Architecture studio Snøhetta has built a group of timber cabins overlooking the Jostedalen glacier in Norway to replace accommodation buildings that were destroyed by a cyclone.

Situated in Luster in the western part of Norway on a small plateau overlooking the beautiful Jostedalen glacier, Tungestølen comprises a constellation of pentagonal tourist cabins designed by Snøhetta for Luster Turlag, a local branch of the Norwegian National Trekking Association. Designed as an architectural reaction to the changing weather conditions of this mountainous site, the distinct cabins offer visitors a comfortable and generous shelter during the summer and autumn months when the cabin is open to the public.

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