Workplace: SPEED Architects
Contact e-mail: [email protected]
Agency Location: Oslo, Norway
Completion Yr: 2021
Gross Constructed Space: 142 m2
Mission Location: Arendal, Norway
Program: Single-family residence
Lead Architects: Espen Robstad Heggertveit , Eirik Mikal Stokke
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
Photograph Credit: Simen Øvergaard
E-mail: [email protected]
Home 1 is located in Tromøy, an island on the south coast of Norway, characterised by pine forests, rocky seashores, and wild shores. The undertaking consists of a small home and an annex, designed by architects Eirik Mikal Stokke and Espen Robstad Heggertveit as a part of their Oslo-based follow Part Plan Elevation Extrusion Diagram Architects (SPEED).
The plot is located subsequent to a seashore and nature reserve the place the consumer would go swimming along with her mates each Sunday, all yr spherical. Massive elements of the plot encompass bare rock, so the home is drawn again to keep away from pointless excavation. The lounge opens up in direction of the panorama and permits you to step proper onto the rocky subject of heather.
The home is oriented in direction of the ocean however designed to shelter in opposition to the robust winds. Curving alongside 26 meters, the home has a number of nooks and pockets on all sides, ensuring there’s at all times a sunny sheltered house to be discovered.
All rooms are on the identical stage, with three bedrooms, two bogs, a walk-in closet, a laundry room, and a spacious hallway, in addition to a steady house containing a front room, eating room, and kitchen. The annex homes a tiny front room, kitchen, and toilet, in addition to a loft mattress. There’s a separate entrance to the sauna, subsequent to the outside bathe, additionally positioned within the annex.
On heat summer time days, the home opens up in direction of its environment – with direct entry from every bed room, front room, eating room, and kitchen – merging indoor and outside areas.
The home is designed to accommodate the consumer’s way of life – residing alone, however with house for kids, grandchildren, and mates. The eating room thus turned an important house, with vast glass doorways sliding open to both aspect of the home. For particular events, an extended desk can stretch all the best way from the kitchen to the lounge, or from the eating room and thru the openings on both aspect.
The undertaking had a decent funds, requiring progressive concepts and a pointy focus. The constructing’s CLT building ensured millimeter precision. Picket partitions are left uncovered and untreated, giving the home a sure rawness, whereas nonetheless conserving it refined and heat. This permits the consumer’s personal furnishings, artworks, and objects to take heart stage.
Contrasting this, inside sliding doorways are spray painted in daring colours at a neighborhood automotive workshop in shades of peach, lemon, and turquoise. Outdoors, low-cost industrial supplies are utilized in new methods, such because the pergola and carport, the place glass fiber plates meant for cowsheds filter the daylight; whereas the fence alongside the terrace consists of gabions stuffed with rock from the island – often used as noise obstacles alongside highways.
The home is clad in strain handled pine, which is able to gray over time to match the aluminium roof and window frames. As the home is upkeep free, the consumer is free to benefit from the panorama, and invite her mates over for sauna and a chilly bathe after their Sunday swim.