Living, Wood Burning, Slate, Ceiling, and Pendant From this covered area, you can enter into either the main building cluster or the annex. "It functions as a protected and semi-tempered zone (without particular heating) between the main part and the annex," says Stinessen. "It also provides an additional layer to the natural ventilation during summertime, even on windy or rainy days."  Best Living Pendant Slate Photos from A Norwegian Family Retreat Balances Private and Communal Spaces