BIVAK NA PREHODAVCIH

A former bunker from World War I located in Triglav National Park, has been rebuilt by the Slovenian architect’s office Premica Architects.

During the war, a number of high-alpine fortresses were installed throughout Europe, some of which were transformed into cabins for mountaineers. The shelter features no running water or electricity apart a small solar panel for a single wall-light. Timber constructions and cross-laminated wooden panels were chosen to generate a homelike interior, blending with the sensitive nature of the Triglav National Park. The asymmetric walls are designed to protect from wind and snow, preventing its accumulation on the roof.

 

via ignant

Images © Anze Cokl

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