Scan Magazine, Issue 143, June 2022

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Scan Magazine

Design Profile




Njordrum Care in Japan. Visualisation by nor3d.

Where architecture, beauty and nature meet Njordrum creates aesthetic houses with beauty integrated in every part of the process. Their philosophy is simple: bringing nature into each house, focusing on architecture, not size, and a strong relation between interior and exterior. With a Njordrum wooden house you will experience peace of mind, calm and grounding; it is the perfect place to recharge and disconnect.

many of us have a tendency to just purchase different items, thinking we cannot possibly live without them. But there comes a time where all these things own you instead of the other way around.”

By Heidi Kokborg

Ironically, by moving into a smaller house you might feel that you actually have more space because you naturally have to declutter your home. Not only will this clear out your physical space, but you might also feel increased mental clarity. This way, the few things you do have will be things you truly love and that bring you joy.


Photos: Dejan Alankhan / 3D visualisations: nor3D

Starting from just one simple ‘module’, Njordrum opens up to magnificent possibilities when building homes for people across the globe. The concept is quite simple: modular houses designed by architects starting from 48-square-metres. The architecture is based on Scandinavian traditions, light and nature. Njordrum houses are focused on architecture and not size. “When you have light, space and a strong relation between interior and exterior, 12 |

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the amount of square metres is no longer essential as to whether the house feels big or small. We have gotten so used to living in big houses, but most people do not need all that space. Most people can easily thrive on 48-square-metres,” explains Martin Wienberg, architect and co-owner of Njordrum. “If we have a lot of space we tend to accumulate a lot of stuff we do not really need. How many of us have drawers and cupboards full of things we never use? So

A naturally grounding home Njordrum was founded by Martin Wienberg, Lars Vejen and Steffen Toft. Wienberg is the main architect, Vejen primarily focuses on design, and Toft oversees project development.

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