The 3-story single-family home is located under the arctic circle in Mo i Rana, Norway. It is a house constructed to breath with the surrounding nature. Situated on a southerfaced hillside it filters energy from the sun through its multilayered facade. The walls are properly insulated to protect on cold days while the central staircase acts as a ventilating chimney dragging air through the house on warm days, which result in a house with very comfortable climate both summer and wintertime. Microclimatic spaces around the house to provide shelter and places in the sun for the residents. The house is a rehabilation of a 1960´ modernist villa, which was partly destroyed by a prefabricated design in the 80´s. Much effort has been made in making a modern design in respect of the 60´s moderninst design. 2nd floor consist of a kitchen and livingroom where the family gathers for breakfast and dinner. It has become the central meetingpoint of the family where they share familylife. Private spaces and bedrooms are located in the ground floor and on the loft. The windows has been inserted with particular intention to provide views to the sorrounding mountains and arctic nature.