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Vacation House in Henne / Mette Lange Architects

  • 01:00 - 16 May, 2013
Vacation House in Henne / Mette Lange Architects
Vacation House in Henne / Mette Lange Architects, © Mette Lange, Anders Linnet
© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet

© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet © Mette Lange, Anders Linnet © Mette Lange, Anders Linnet © Mette Lange, Anders Linnet + 11

© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet
© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet

Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in the big dunes next to the Northern Sea on the Danish west coast. There is no vegetation, except from grasses. The climate is tough with an almost constant strong wind from west. The house has a courtyard facing south, to embrace light and sun, and provide shelter.

Section
Section

The irregular shape of the house is due to optimizing space with direct view to the sea, as well as respecting the views to the sea, from the house behind.

© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet
© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet

The house has different levels, responding to the site.

© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet
© Mette Lange, Anders Linnet

The balcony towards west and the sea cantilevers above a dramatic drop in the terrain.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The exterior of the houses is cladded with black painted pine which is an old Danish building tradition, which makes the house blend in.

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Cite: "Vacation House in Henne / Mette Lange Architects" 16 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/373043/vacation-house-in-henne-mette-lange-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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