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Luxury Dome Housing: Tveita Adventure's Glamping Retreat in Norway

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Project Details:

Built Year:2023
Built duration:approx. a month
Sector:glamping hotel
Dome Size:1 set D7H3.5
Selected accessories:insulation, curtain, solar extractor fan, round glass window, stove jack, skylight
Location:Tveitasjøen 36, 4235 Hebnes, Norway

Project Background of Luxury Glamping in Norway's Scenic Tveitasjøen

Tveita Adventure: Luxury Glamping in Norway's Scenic Tveitasjøen

In November 2020, the visionary client approached Glitzcamp with a dream - to create a domed structure that would serve as a double room, complete with a bedroom featuring double beds, a kitchen or water bar, and an extended outdoor wooden platform for a terrace. Norway's unforgiving climate added to the challenge, with specific requirements for cold insulation, heating, and snow load. This initial set of accommodation spheres was just the beginning, with plans to expand to nine sets in the future.  

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Objectives

The primary goal of this project was to create an outdoor hotel experience that would seamlessly blend with the natural beauty of the surroundings. The objective was clear - to offer guests a truly immersive and luxurious retreat that would leave them with unforgettable memories.

Implementation

The project took shape through several key steps:

  • Client Engagement: In late 2020, the client brought their indoor and outdoor design ideas to the table, drawing inspiration from other successful cases. The choice was made to go with a sphere size of 7 meters in diameter.
  • Decision to Buy: Early in 2021, the client made the decision to purchase the Shelter Dome, finalizing shipping arrangements and contractual details.
  • Design Refinement: Collaboration between the client and Glitzcamp continued through CAD drawings, allowing for adjustments to meet specific project requirements. Notably, the repositioning of the stove jack ensured that the dome would function seamlessly.
  • Production and Construction: Following design confirmation, production, shipping, and on-site construction were executed with precision, ensuring the successful realization of the project.

Challenges

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The challenging local climate, characterized by rain, wind, and cold winters, posed several hurdles. However, the Shelter Dome proved to be the ideal choice for overcoming these challenges:

  • Waterproof: The dome's design and accessories guarantee 100% waterproofing, providing peace of mind in rainy weather. Guests could rest easy knowing they'd stay dry.
  • Wind Resistance: The spherical mesh shell shape of the Shelter Dome is inherently resilient against high winds, ensuring the safety and comfort of guests during storms.
  • Insulation: Cold winters were no match for the dome's airtight space and thermal insulation, ensuring that guests stayed warm and cozy even in the harshest conditions.
  • Snow Load: The dome's shape facilitates natural snow shedding, and provisions for manual snow removal during extreme situations were put in place, ensuring that heavy snow wouldn't disrupt the glamping experience.

Features & Outcomes

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bathroom & dome

Tveita Adventure is a true gem, nestled amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Tveitasjøen. The views of mountains and fjords from within the shelter of the Shelter Dome are nothing short of awe-inspiring. Inside, the interior has been thoughtfully designed to maximize comfort and luxury, featuring a double bed, a well-equipped kitchen/wet bar, tables, chairs, and a cozy fireplace. Guests can stargaze through the skylight or connect with nature through the bay window, creating a sense of harmony with the environment.

But what truly sets Tveita Adventure apart are its unique features. An open-air bathroom and a spa offer guests an unmatched opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural surroundings. Imagine soaking in a warm bath while being surrounded by the pristine beauty of the Norwegian wilderness. It's an experience that words can hardly do justice.

Beyond the confines of the Shelter Dome, guests have easy access to nearby scenic areas and vineyards, enhancing the overall experience. Whether it's hiking through rugged landscapes or savoring fine wines, Tveita Adventure offers a diverse range of activities to cater to every guest's preferences.

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Conclusion

In essence, Tveita Adventure represents the perfect fusion of modern luxury and the untamed beauty of nature. It has set a new standard for glamping experiences in Norway's rugged landscapes, inviting travelers from around the world to experience the magic of the Nordic wilderness in unparalleled comfort and style.

In conclusion, Tveita Adventure's glamping retreat with Shelter Domes stands as a testament to what can be achieved when visionary clients, innovative design, and superior construction come together. It's a testament to the enduring allure of nature and the boundless possibilities of luxury outdoor accommodations. As this project continues to thrive and expand, it will undoubtedly inspire others to seek their own adventures in the heart of nature, all while enjoying the comforts of a Shelter Dome.

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