Mork-Ulnes Architects have recently completed Mylla, a compact yet expansive cabin north of Oslo in the Norwegian forest. Mylla breaks apart the traditional rectangular cabin house plan into a pinwheel which radiates into the landscape to both frame four distinct views
Mork Ulnes Architects
With offices in San Francisco and Oslo, Mork Ulnes Architects approaches projects with both Scandinavian practicality and California’s ‘can-do’ spirit of innovation.
Rigorous and concept-driven, the practice is based on built work characterized by both playfulness and restraint, and informed by economies of means and materials. Since its founding by Casper Mork-Ulnes in 2005, Mork Ulnes Architects have worked on projects from master plans, to mixed-use buildings, to ground up residences, to 100 square foot cabins, and have built on 3 continents.
Designed by Mork-Ulnes Architects, Trollhus is a 3,300-square-foot single-family residence in Norden, California driven both by the extreme environmental conditions found at a 6,800 foot elevation and a California sensibility of generous indoor-outdoor living. The essential diagram is straightforward: take the alpine chalet building type and lift it onto a concrete plinth to protect it from the […]
Located in Sebastopol, California, Meier Road Barn was designed by Mork Ulnes Architects. With offices in San Francisco and Oslo, Mork Ulnes Architects approaches projects with both Scandinavian practicality and Northern California’s ‘can-do’ spirit of innovation. Description by Mork Ulnes Architects: The initial Meier Road brief required large flexible spaces that could house a workshop, […]
During the realization of the Moose Rd project, Mork Ulnes Architects firm took into account the customers’ desire to harness the surrounding scenery, offered by the chosen location for the construction, respectively, the view towards “Eagle Rock”, a mountain ridge and to the valley where vines are cultivated. Therefore, the main challenge was to ensure some openings […]