Stockholm Archipelago House / Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

The black-stained hut is a summer house on the island of Husarö, the starting point is the direct relation to the dramatic archipelago landscape. This house was conceived as a light-weight construction in wood and glass.

Architects: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Photographs: Åke E:son Lindman

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From the architects:

The layout of the plan is generated by the specifics of the site. The house is placed on the flat surface between two mountain rocks, and turns simultaneously towards the sun in the South and frontally towards the sea in the West.

Movement, ambiguous spaces and light. With the small rooms located in the back, the rest of the house stands out as an open platform criss-crossed by panes of sliding glass. The zig-zag layout also offers several outside spaces sheltered from strong winds……

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