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Heatherhill Beach House by Norm Architects

The Hills On The Danish Coast Are Home To Heatherhill Beach House

This holiday retreat seamlessly blends traditional Danish style with modernist elements.

Located amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Danish waterfront, Heatherhill Beach House stands as a testament to the harmonious blend of Danish traditional style and modern architectural brilliance. Crafted by Norm Architects, this stunning holiday home redefines seaside living with its seamless integration into the surrounding environment.

Designed as two interlocking structures, Heatherhill Beach House by Norm Architects exudes a sense of dynamism while minimizing disruption to the natural landscape. Drawing inspiration from the vernacular form of a pitched-roof barn, the architects ingeniously link and slide the structures off-center, creating a visually striking yet harmonious composition.

Emilie Bausager’s landscape design further enhances the cohesion between the architecture and its surroundings, establishing a fluid transition from indoors to outdoors. Inside, a thoughtfully curated material palette, including pale lye-treated Douglas fir and travertine, reflects both Danish midcentury modernism and the coastal environment.

Sofie Bak of Norm Architects explains, “A light tone-in-tone material palette creates an airy, open feel that bathes the interior in a soft, diffused light.” This emphasis on natural light amplifies the breathtaking views of the Danish seaside, framing foreground vistas of grassy dunes and distant panoramas of the Kattegat waters.

As the Heatherhill Beach House by Norm Architects ages gracefully, its cedar cladding will develop a rich patina, blending seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. With its timeless design and meticulous attention to detail, this architectural masterpiece promises an unparalleled coastal living experience for generations to come.

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