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Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

This wood panelled house and studio in Nacka, Sweden, is by Swedish studio In Praise of Shadows.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

Called Solbrinken Ordinary House, the residence and studio buildings are separated by a gravel courtyard.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

Both buildings feature large double-height glazed windows and sky lights.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

Photographs are by Björn Lofterud.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

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Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

Here's a bit of text from the architects:


Solbrinken Ordinary House in Nacka

An ordinary single family house with a separate studio. The houses are situated between the forest and the former old garden.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

We made the most out of the landscape variation and turned the closed walls to the outer world and neighbours.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

The family wanted to create their own world. A designer and a art director. A living room for skateboard.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

A high room for kitchen. A sleeping room with roof light and art.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

In the space between the volumes are an outer room for recreation and play, with a character of Japan or Skåne.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

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The house for living is a big open space in height as well as lenght with functional interaction between kitchen, living and sleeping areas.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

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Connected to the double high kitchen is a working studio.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

The materials are chosen with a simplicity and roughness for an active family; concrete floors, mdf kitchen, outside wood panel in black oil paint.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

Simple and sustainable Nordic.

Solbrinken Ordinary House by In Praise of Shadows

architect: In Praise of Shadows Arkitektur, Katarina Lundeberg
landscape: Alf Orvesten


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