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H House / Björn Lundquist Arkitektur

  • 05:00 - 31 August, 2015
H House / Björn Lundquist Arkitektur
H House  / Björn Lundquist Arkitektur, © Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

© Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman + 22

  • Structural Engineer

    Ritabygg i Stockholm AB
  • HVAC Consultant

    Anders Dahlbeck VVS-Konsulter AB
  • Lighting Consultant

    Ljusmiljö AB
  • General Contractor

    IMR Bygg AB
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© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

Text description provided by the architects. The H House is a wooden vacation house overlooking lake Sommen in southern Sweden.

© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

Its floor plan layout forms a symmetrical capital H with the volume facing north containing private spaces, while its twin volume facing south gather interlocking social spaces turning towards the vast view of the lake.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Connecting the two parts on the axis of the main entrance is the kitchen, facing two open courtyards capturing the morning and evening sun of the east and the west.

© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

Windows and glass doors on all sides of each courtyard allow movement and visual contact in multiple directions throughout the house, keeping the lakeview present at all times.

Detail
Detail

The sharp barn-like volumes respond to the vernacular building typologies of the surrounding rural area, in a gray color scheme reflecting the characteristic granite rocks of the lake.

© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

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Cite: "H House / Björn Lundquist Arkitektur" 31 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/772640/h-house-bjorn-lundquist-arkitektur/> ISSN 0719-8884
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