Gallery: Bergen Safe House is a Temporary Structure Protected From Fire...

 
So to draw attention to the history and to ensure that it too will not succumb to flames, the designers torched the exterior.

The Bergen Safe House was built in just 4 days as part of the Bergen International Wood Festival in Norway. Created by Dutch architects Max Rink and Simon de Jong and designer Rachel Griffin, the temporary structure is made from pine wood with a charred exterior to protect it from the elements. Inside, the fire-proof structure features movable platforms that can accommodate a variety of activities and can fit up to 28 people.

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