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Hus-1 / Torsten Ottesjö

  • 01:00 - 14 June, 2012
Hus-1 / Torsten Ottesjö
Hus-1 / Torsten Ottesjö, © David Relan
© David Relan

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© David Relan

From the architect. Hus 1 is an inspiring new house designed and built by Torsten Ottesjö. With double curved surfaces, compact and efficient planning it is a house on the human scale that blends effortlessly into the surrounding nature.

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Situated in the unique cultural landscape of the Scandinavian West Coast, Hus 1 reflects and communicates with its surroundings. The natural materials used in the construction have made it a friendly place for both humans and nature for its whole life cycle.

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© David Relan

The building was constructed on site. The idea was a house as personification - a structure designed to fit the needs of a two specific people. The majority of the furnishing is built into the house. The dwelling features convex walls which seam together with the floor creating both a sense of airiness and a naturally curved seating space along the sides of the interior. The structure is free-standing, so it can be moved anywhere; though the feeling is that it has actually sprouted out of the ground it rests on.

© David Relan
© David Relan

The 25 sqm house aims to provide a living space beyond understanding. It is supposed to fit, to enable - not to distract or cause attention. Torsten’s attention to the residents, the material, and the process itself means that that customization is implicit in the structure. The goal was to create a living space that blends effortlessly into its surroundings.

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© David Relan
© David Relan
© David Relan
Cite: "Hus-1 / Torsten Ottesjö" 14 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/243901/hus-1-torsten-ottesjo/>
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32 Comments

Terri · September 22, 2013

Scandinavians, do things with such thoughtfulness, this is an example of great work,with how humans would feel in that space!!! Everyone should feel delightful in there surroundings. That is how I would feel in that space. Keep up that kind of work to lift the spirits of people. This is most important in our world. I am proud to be Scandinavian myself!! Terri

Quoc-Long NGUYEN · December 07, 2012

super like !

Thorir Vidar · September 04, 2012

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Sherwood CPM · August 25, 2012

A Swedish architects rural retreat. No room for any clutter though.
http://t.co/67K67JtL

?????? ??? · July 26, 2012

@MrGachapon so this http://t.co/d81JqHUR

that kid. · July 25, 2012

@MrGachapon so this http://t.co/d81JqHUR

AllAboutDoor&Windows · June 21, 2012

Convex house for 2: http://t.co/pzvrn5Py Do you love it or hate it? We&#39re going nuts about the windows on the end!

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Robin Brittain · June 15, 2012

Hus 1-new house with double curved surfaces, compact and efficient planning on human scale blending with surroundings: http://t.co/6kvCeVVC

Broken Johnny · June 15, 2012

Un excelente ejemplo de algo pequeño pensado en grande!!! // Hus-1 / Torsten Ottesjö | ArchDaily http://t.co/SqVbOHsx via @archdaily

Jane Fraher · June 15, 2012

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Suiteurbana · June 15, 2012

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Nicolás Boullosa · June 15, 2012

Hus-1 / Torsten Ottesjö, tiny house both Nordic and Gaudinian (Antoni Gaudí), biomimicry look http://t.co/eUD2eVBh via @archdaily #tinyhouse

Miguel Barahona · June 15, 2012

harto de refugios, por muy monos que sean. a ver si dejamos ya la fase adolescente del arquitecto http://t.co/8O8Dnl5l

architecturechannel · June 15, 2012
Patricia Barcala D. · June 15, 2012

Hus 1 is an inspiring new house designed and built by Torsten Ottesjö. With double curved surfaces, compact and... http://t.co/VkjMc5iC

Miljan Cvijeti? · June 15, 2012

Great little house! I like the simplicity of the design and the use of materials make it fits perfectly in the surroundings.

I, Architect. · June 15, 2012

#iaflash adoro ésta casita :)) pequeña #arquitectura #eco Hus-1 http://t.co/DFKUicCG vía @archdaily #architecture http://t.co/HIN9m2V3

Barby Omodei · June 15, 2012

adoro ésta casita :)) pequeña #arquitectura #eco Hus-1 http://t.co/p7KBEDQ8 vía @archdaily #architecture

Lao Y · June 15, 2012

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shelbell · June 15, 2012

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Fitzcarl AJ Reid · June 15, 2012

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Mick Minogue · June 15, 2012

Beautiful - watch the vid attached too adds to the wonder of this place http://t.co/Nf3WwCBt

Petar Malyov · June 15, 2012

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Wai Lui · June 15, 2012

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Fiorinna Diaz · June 15, 2012

Acurrúquemonos acá, amour http://t.co/sxvC7Knt

Chris · June 15, 2012

It reminds me of Richard Kroeker's bentwood buildings such as the Pictou Landing Health Centre.

http://www.richardkroekerdesig...

Davide Traina · June 15, 2012

little project http://t.co/EaJJLgJT via @archdaily

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