The exterior walls and roof of this 538-square-foot seasonal, eco-friendly retreat are clad in overlapping stone plates that mimic the look of traditional wood panelling found in Western Norway. Overlooking Lake Steinsfjorden, its filled with LED lighting inside and has a chimney pipe thats lined with solar panels. It provides an affinity with the cabins nearby, partner and architect Nils Ole Bae Brandtzæg explains.

A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins – Photo 4 of 10 – The concept of this Scandinavian getaway was simple: to create a cabin thats small and sparse, yet spatially rich. The 592-square-foot cabin, commissioned by a private client and completed in 2016, comprises a large living room, bedroom, ski room, and small annex with a utility room. It functions off the water and electricity grids.