‘A Home’ is idyllically positioned among the many wooded expanses of Lilla Kilskäret, an island of the Swedish archipelago exterior the capital of Stockholm. This small architectural cabin, a bit of Nordic minimalist structure, is the work of rising apply Studio Nāv, and it was particularly conceived as a summer season house for a younger couple.
‘A Home’ by Studio Nāv
Constructing in such a pristine, pure location feels like an architect’s – and shopper’s – dream, but it surely did not come with out its points. ‘As a consequence of a difficult web site and native constructing laws, the home wanted to have a small footprint and mix in with the panorama,’ the staff, led by studio founders Fransson and Thomas Paltiel, clarify.
Because of this, the inside is a intelligent, versatile, open-plan house. A single, open room, wrapped in swathes of glass that make it at one with its inexperienced setting, incorporates the pared-down residing house and bed room space. Glulam framework ensures the development was quick and simple, whereas its timber nature, alongside comparable inside surfaces, defines the architects’ general natural materials strategy that matches the verdant environment.
The house has three glass sides with openings that may be drawn again to unite inside and exterior, and one opaque one. Nevertheless, the architects made positive residents can, on the similar time, really feel snug and guarded inside their minimalist cabin. ‘To supply privateness, a big material was added to the inside. This material runs the size of three façades and might utterly seal the constructing off. As well as, a black removable mesh was mounted on the outside, making the home much less seen from the water,’ the staff write.
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