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Massive Concrete Roof Shelters Norwegian Island Home

It helps with blending into the rocky seashore

There can never be enough gorgeous concrete summer homes, especially if they're anything like this one Oslo-based architect Lund Hagem created on the Norwegian island of Lyngholmen. Covered by a sweeping concrete canopy that bridges the surrounding boulders, this house is the latest of Hagem's dreamy holiday homes built along Norway's southern coast.

The main materials used—white concrete and glass—help the house blend into the landscape while framing incredible seashore views. Replacing a '60s cottage on site, the new retreat splits living areas into two wings to account for ground level differences, but the two parts do meet in a scenic outdoor terrace.