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Fiskarsin kartanon päärakennus. Kuva: Ståhlberg, Museovirasto (19580401:697).

Fiskarsin kartanon päärakennus. Kuva: Ståhlberg, Museovirasto (19580401:697).

A wood-burning stove from Harvia, of Finland, heats the sauna. The pavilion’s rough-cut pine walls are treated with tar, a preservative that yields a time-worn aesthetic.   Photo by James Silverman.

This Swedish bathing pavilion features rough-cut pine walls that are treated with tar, a preservative that yields a time-worn aesthetic. Photo by James Silverman. This originally appeared in Modern Wood Pavilion Joins Home.

Grass Roofs in Norway Norwegians traditional type of green roof covered with sod on top of several layers of birch bark on gently sloping wooden roof boards and this roof called sod roof or turf roof. The late 19th century, it was the most common roof on rural log houses in large parts of Norway. Its distribution roughly corresponds to the distribution of the log building technique in the vernacular architecture of Finland and the Scandinavian peninsula.

Impressive image of a green roof house. Looking like an earth house, this residence represents the dream of many. Enjoy and share!

A flower still life Fabian Steinheil 1809 - 1823

A flower still life Fabian Steinheil 1809 - 1823

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