Much like a stream trickles through a forest, wood has trickled through generations of Norwegian building design. The simplicity and purity of the material has inspired many a lumberjack, but it is with the architectural firm Sjo Fasting Arkitekter that the planks take a well-deserved step forward and into the future. They seem to master the difficult task of both contrasting and blending in with the natural surroundings wherever they build.