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XXLong Summerhouse / Powerhouse Company

  • Architects: Powerhouse Company
  • Location: Skærup Zoo v/Jens-Jørgen Schou, Søndermarksvej 102, 7080 Børkop Munchipal, Denmark
  • Architects: Powerhouse Company
  • Partner In Charge: Charles Bessard
  • Project Team: Nanne de Ru, Charles Bessard, Mads Lassen, Thomas Lund, Anders Lyhne
  • Structural Engineer: Tonny Hovborg
  • Engineering: Carl Peter Adolph
  • Project Year: 2008

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From the architect. Glamourous yet cost effective, the XXLong Summerhouse challenges the idea that luxurious does not necessarily means expensive. With a budget of a standard summerhouse, the XXL Summerhouse provides all the qualities of a custom made design.

A unique site on the Danish Coast of 10m wide by a 100m long, challenged us to make unusually long house. As the view is the most important assets of this site, we made a huge living/dining room on the sea and placed the bedrooms towards the back, their footprint reduced to the minimum. Then, instead of compressing the house, we stretched it to become 5m wide and 30m long as to optimally combine the garden with the house. Every room has direct access to the garden; the garden becomes a room.

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