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Wood House / Schlyter + Gezelius Arkitektkontor

  • 01:00 - 26 September, 2013
Wood House / Schlyter + Gezelius Arkitektkontor
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  • Architects

    Schlyter + Gezelius Arkitektkontor
  • Location

    Stockholm, Sweden
  • Architect in Charge

    Camilla Schlyter
  • Area

    60.0 sqm
  • Project Year

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  • Builder

    Allerskog & Krantz
  • Engineer

    Konkret Rådgivande Ingenjörer
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Text description provided by the architects. Background, low impact no waste: During the last 25 years I have worked with and studied how the use of computers and software have affected architecture and the physical landscape.

Wood House / Schlyter + Gezelius Arkitektkontor , © Luc Pages
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First I was in raptures about the possibilities. Though this is still true there are other implications that are all the more worrying. The waste of space in today´s interiors and exteriors, the lack of respect for the natural landscape, the global use of non-renewable materials, and how all of this in various ways is linked to our digital tools.

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In “low impact no waste” I have tried to address this. The house is built by a local contractor and a local carpentry shop has milled all the building parts. Every part of the building was designed specifically for this project to awoid waste material. I have used different kinds of wood from sustainably forested woodland.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

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Cite: "Wood House / Schlyter + Gezelius Arkitektkontor " 26 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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