elding oscarson: townhouse, landskrona, sweden elding oscarson: townhouse, landskrona, sweden
jan 18, 2010

elding oscarson: townhouse, landskrona, sweden

townhouse, landskrona, sweden by elding oscarson all photos by ake e:son lindman

swedish architects elding oscarson have designed a townhouse in landskrona, sweden. the recently completed house is situated on a narrow site between old neighboring buildings. it is only 5 meters wide with a tiny area of 75 square meters.

three thin slabs are projected into the open volume, softly dividing its functions. the interior consists of a single space, softly partitioned by three exposed steel slabs. these span the entire width of the house and divide its program – kitchen, dining, living, library, bed, bath, and a roof terrace. the continuous interior space opens up to the the street as well as to an intimate garden.

all facades are treated equally, exposing the interior and offering views through the building with similar apertures whether on the front, back or sides a home office for a growing side business of art dealing is located in a separate building across a small garden in the back

elevation elevation

floor plan

site plan

project: townhouse location: landskrona, sweden architect: elding oscarson structural engineer: konkret builder: skånebygg structure: leca-masonry, metal deck slab gross floor area: 125sqm construction cost: 280,000 euro completion: 2009 photographer: ake e:son lindman

materials/products structure: concrete foundation, leca-masonry, metal deck slab roof: moss sedum vegetation on inverted flat roof system, solid zinc edge detail finishing of wall inside and outside: amphisilan plaster coat, silicate paint glass and windows: anodized aluminum sash, low iron glass heating system: heat pump with return air heat recycling, waterborn floor heating throughout floors: steel throwelled concrete topping slab treated with silicate sealant solid spruce floor, treated with pigmented lye and natural soap stairs and railings: steel, expanded metal mesh kitchen saari/pinjasto

  • Wonderful! Especially the exterior architecture!

    P.L. says:
  • Yes, it’s a very nice house, very gracious. I am very proud to be the same profession as you.
    Jean-François
    Architect

    www.issearchitecte.com says:
  • Gosto muito deste conceito gay na arquitectura domestica
    parabens

    Luís Valido says:
  • Caro Luís Valido
    Agradecia que respectase las escolhas sexuales de cada uno. Acho un concepto muy interessante. Uso fio dentale e uniforme militar completo. Higiene total. [email protected]

    Eduardo Jorge Junqueira Mota says:
  • The place where the house is located is called “Landskrona” and not the way you have spelled it in the title and the main article. See the fact info at the bottom of the article.

    Anyhow, I like the architecture and how it contrasts from the rest of the buildings.

    Johan says:
  • one bad point is just that you have all the cooking steam in the bedroom afterwards

    i like this :D says:
  • Beautifull house but totally out of place

    Niki says:
  • The house is nice, but it kind of disrupts de surrounding architecture

    Da20 says:
  • excellent project

  • a shame that you can’t be barefoot to go from the bed to the bathroom

    ricardo says:
  • It’s a very rude imposition on the rest of the neighborhood. It should at least be a dark color and recessed slightly.

    edward says:
  • LINDO PROJETO, NÃO HA QUESTINAMENTO. SUAVE DIANTE DA PAISAGEM SOMBRIA, TRANQUILO E FLUENTE EM SUAS FUNÇÕES.
    PARABÉNS!

    RENATO TELES says:
  • Selfish, arrogant, unsympathetic, characterless.

    In short, a wonderful example of modern architecture.

    Andy says:
  • minimalism architecture

    the greatest says:
  • i am monument?

    Q says:
  • it seems like the teahouse of “sereia gay garden”, beatiful project designed by Eduardo Mota. go and see it.

    zé manel tai tai says:
  • i prefer kasuyo sejima, but she don´t have a site… aff!

    fernando tourinho says:
  • brilliant!

    tommy says:
  • a bit boring

    bobby says:
  • Shame. You hip guys surely have never heard about Tadao Ando’s [url=http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=Azuma+House&m=text] Azuma House[/url], built in the 70’s.

    André Felipe says:
  • same amount of detail at any distance.

    no respect for its surroundings.

    cocky and unimaginative.

    hmm says:
  • I like the design very much. It looks efficient, light and airy. I hope there is a WC on the ground floor, otherwise it will be a hasty sprint to the top…
    That said, I cannot believe that the local building committee issued a permit for it to be built in that beautiful old street. Architecture does not always have to “fit in” but this is so clashingly not feng shui.
    And 280K Euros appears too expensive for a tiny house like that.

    knotskedil says:
  • bravo… wonderful… excellent… intelligent…
    is it a suitable building in town lifestyle?
    does the space has been fully use?

    anneqingyu says:
  • Its a real shame on the lovely old street. Why anybody want put that very modern house right on the middle of the old street!!!

    I love those old little houses. This modern house is a very nice design but the colour is bit too bright for this street. The darker colour could be made. It is could be brick layer style or the stones. I think the natural materials would be better.

    Nicolas79 says:
  • same exterior as house in plum grove by sejima and same concept…

    1 says:
  • I cant decide whether it enhances or disrupts the street – so I love it for making me feel that paradox ! Maybe Nicolas is right about the white being too bright – It will be interesting to see how it ages… but I LOVE it !

    Finlay says:
  • The whole list of Engineers: Structural Engineer: Christian Hoffman at Konkret, Mechanical Engineer: Andreas Gahm at Värmex, Electrical Engineer: Robert Johansson at ÅF, Fire Consultant: Krister Carlens at Brandgruppen

    Architect says:

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