18 May '17, 8pm

Village of Sustainable Homes in Norway is Well Underway

Village of Sustainable Homes in Norway is Well Underway

Norway is getting the so-called Bygda 2.0, or Village 2.0, which is a new sustainable development in a rural, seaside area of Norway. The project will focus on developing modern Norwegian houses that will be sustainable, and will form a village of sorts, complete with spaces for doing businesses and research activities. As the people behind it say, “It will be a place to live, work and enjoy.” They’ve already built two houses, with the second one having been complete only recently. It’s called Hadar’s house, named after the assistant manager of a nearby beach bar who lives in it. The house measures just 500 sq ft (46.5 sq m), yet it appears a lot more spacious than that. The firm Assante Architecture and Design of Stockholm designed it. The interior features a large open plan living area, which consists of a dining/work area, living room and kitchen. The bedroom is located...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2017/05/village-of-sustainable...

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