"Paradisbukta" on Bygdøy in Oslo has been used as a recreation area. The Bygdøy sjøbad bathing area has been used by the inhabitants of Oslo ever since the early 1900s. You will find Vestre Habitats on the plot where the old restaurant used to be.
LEAF is an insect hotel for giving insects a home in the heart of the city. The shape of the product is based on a stylised leaf. The design is minimalistic and also has a sculpture-like character which can easily be placed either alone or in groups.
The limiting factor on bird numbers is not a shortage of food, but a lack of safe holes in which to nest. This problem could be overcome quite easily by putting up more nest boxes.
With the PILE bench, surplus materials from the garden in the form of large stones and gravel can easily be arranged to make stone piles.
The LOG bench makes it possible to arrange one or many logs and branches in an organised pile where the slow decay can be experienced by the user.
EDGE offers the possibility to create thriving micro habitats by combining different materials like stone, wood, organic matter, soil, different plants and elements of water. In that way an environment where critters can both hide and feed.