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Six Walls House / Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor

Six Walls House / Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor

© Mikael Olsson © Mikael Olsson © Mikael Olsson © Mikael Olsson + 9

Nacka Municipality, Sweden
  • Architects: Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  245.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs photographs:  Mikael Olsson
© Mikael Olsson
© Mikael Olsson

Text description provided by the architects. The plot just outside Stockholm is located in a scenic area where mostly weekend homes are inserted among pine trees and rocks.
Six Walls House became early in the process a working title. The plot is long and narrow and extends between the road and the water. Perhaps as a contrast to the context, we wanted to build the house around a robust and clear material and concrete blocks with cement plaster became an important part. Simple geometry and detailing have been essential in order to build the house within a tight budget.

© Mikael Olsson
© Mikael Olsson

The house consists of six 5.4 meter high walls located along the promenade to the waterfront. The walls are anchored to a closed wall to the north.

© Mikael Olsson
© Mikael Olsson

Privacy. Unobstructed views to the sea. Between some of the six walls there are casted slabs that divides the rooms horizontally. Room dimensions and relationships are tested and developed with care during the process. The result is a sequence of different types of spaces with specific characteristics. A narrow and tall entrance situation. Generous sized bathrooms. Bedrooms as balconies. Roof terrace among the pine trees. An intimate dining area and a generous living room with abundant light.

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Cite: "Six Walls House / Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor" 11 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/618014/six-walls-house-arrhov-frick-arkitektkontor/> ISSN 0719-8884
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