claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses
 
claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses
mar 07, 2013

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses

‘tind house’ by claesson koivisto rune, manufactured in sweden image © peter guthrieall images courtesy of claesson koivisto rune

 

 

stockholm-based studio claesson koivisto rune have teamed up with manufacturers at fiskarhedenvillan to design a series of pre-fabricated houses with a distinctly scandinavian aesthetic. the ‘tind’ residences draw their name from the norwegian word for ‘mountain peak’, a conceptual underpinning informed by the remarkable lack of sharp pointed peaks in scandinavian mountain systems. the softened edges of the range, shaved during the last major ice age, lend the landscape a particular beauty that finds its way into the architecture in the form of a truncated, single pitch roof. floor-grazing windows are relegated to major walls and all apertures lie flush with light-drenched interiors. rather than a perforated volume, the home is a rhythmic composition of built material and void, seamlessly delineated by beveled niches that also disguise the building’s joists. roof and wall are sharply divided and every vertex is clearly expressed by material changes. despite the various models of kit houses, every interior is organized by a central entrance way or staircase and seeks to blur notions of interior and exterior. while prefabricated homes have many historical iterations, the architectural integrity of the ‘tind’ series is preserved through culturally relevant approaches to living.

the three dwelling designs will be officially launched this week in oslo and stockholm and will later be presented along with ceramic manufacturer globo during milan design week 2013.

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesthe first archetype is a single level, all black residence image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses(left): exteriors area rhythm of glazing and rich material(right): interiors are sun-litimage © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesinteriors are arranged linearlyimage © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesopen plan spaces optimize flexibility image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesinterior and exterior are blurred image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesliving room view of the 2 storey model, with stairs to the leftimage © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses‘cimage © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesdining room on the first level maintains open plan image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesthe living room in the 3 level model belies the home’s situation on a hillside image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesa second level is disguised by the gently sloping roof image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesa skylights are fitted into roof niches image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesimage © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesa three storey model fits into a hillside image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesthe mutli-floor typology retains the flush interior apertures image © peter guthrie

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houseselevation type 1

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesfloor plan level 0

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houses

 

 

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elevation type 2 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesfloor plan level 0

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesfloor plan level 1

 

 

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claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab houseselevation type 3

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesfloor plan level -1

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesfloor plan level 0

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housesfloor plan level 1

 

 

claesson koivisto rune: tind prefab housessketch of design development

  • The house looks beautifull! But doesn’t worth the price. Too bloody expensive!

    John Iris
  • The small one costs 2.900.000 sek. So 450.000 US. Incl the work to build

    Stig
  • These are lovely, I wonder what is the cost?

    Cynthia Switalski
  • so the 3 story model has to be built on a hill, because if needs access to ground and level 1?? seems a bit specific for a prefab house.

    morgan
  • Not me – it looks like a classroom on the inside. The need to add some Italian or Greek personality to the interior.

    Jim

    JimCan
  • exquisite

    dbkii
  • amazing!

    Finny
  • I don’t know what it is about this but I love IT

    justin

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