corrugated aluminum house for mother in sweden
corrugated aluminum house for mother in sweden
apr 01, 2014
corrugated aluminum house for mother in sweden


corrugated aluminum house for mother in sweden
all images courtesy of förstberg arkitektur och formgivning (FAF)

 

 

 

 

 

‘house for mother’ by förstberg arkitektur och formgivning (FAF), is located in linköping, sweden, and is part of the linköpingsbo 2017 housing exhibition. the dwelling is divided into two parallel volumes slightly shifted from each other, thus creating spaces both in front of and behind the building. oriented to a park in the north, and an alley in the south, the two adjacent gables emphasize the overall theme for the area in general: narrow plots and a variation of housing types. the first form contains the kitchen, dining room and living room, with the bathroom and laundry room housed in a smaller cabin within the structure. the second volume, partly in two levels with a less inclined roof, accommodates  the bedrooms and a small studio. the façades and roof are covered with raw, corrugated aluminum in juxtaposition to the warm interior with an exposed timber structure and walls lined with plywood. the polished concrete flooring folds up along the perimeter of the building and transforms into a bench and shelf.


the living room is divided into two parts by painting the walls and floor white

 

 


the kitchen, bathroom and laundry is house within a small interior cabin

 


living room detail of the concrete bench
 


the studio has a double height space

 


studio room detail

 


the bathroom inside the interior cabin

 

 


the reflective exterior

 

 


exterior showing the corrugated aluminum facade

 

 


exterior illuminated at night

 

 

 

project info:

 

 

location: linköping, sweden
floor area: 130 sqm
site area: 325 sqm
project duration: 2013-construction starting aug 2014

 

 

 

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