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Saltviga House by Kolman Boye Architects

Dezeen Agenda features Norwegian cabin clad with 12,000 offcuts

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a weekend retreat with a facade made from wooden flooring material. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now.

Stockholm-based studio Kolman Boye Architects has designed a weekend retreat in Lillesand, Norway, with an exterior made from offcuts of wooden floor material.

Studio founders Erik Kolman and Victor Boye came up with the concept after they learned that Danish floor brand Dinesen had a large haul of leftover wood available for use.

"It's about using what's available, of trying to find beautiful materials without clicking 'order' on a computer," said Boye.

Portrait of Rafael Viñoly
Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly dies aged 78

This week's newsletter also included a minimalist renovation of a mews house in London by Trewhela Williams, an interview with the "grandfather of mass timber" Hermann Kaufmann and the passing of Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly.

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