visiondivision: spröjs house
visiondivision: spröjs house visiondivision: spröjs house
jan 27, 2011

visiondivision: spröjs house

‘spröjs house’ by visiondivision images courtesy of visiondivision / © clive jenkins

visiondivision has completed ‘spröjs house’, an extension for a private residence in the swedish countryside. connected to the traditional main house through a glass corridor, the design literally becomes an intersection between traditional and contemporary swedish aesthetics.

influenced by the structure and characteristics of window mullions, the extension features a front facade composed of gridded frames that overlook a nearby garden and lake. extending inwards, the mullions become an integrated system of built-in shelves that house extra storage. the sloping landscape dictates the multi-leveled design which accommodates a master bedroom, workspace, breakfast area and storage in three separate areas.

visiondivision: spröjs house front facade

visiondivision: spröjs house the main house with new extension

visiondivision: spröjs house looking into the home office

visiondivision: spröjs house from left: home office, timber storage, coffee area

visiondivision: spröjs house from left: closet, fireplace, concrete slab for spark protection, timber storage

visiondivision: spröjs house (left) gutters (right) looking into the work area from outside

visiondivision: spröjs house backside of the house with windows looking into the clothes storage area

visiondivision: spröjs house floor plan

visiondivision: spröjs house exterior elevations

visiondivision: spröjs house longitudinal section

visiondivision: spröjs house cross section and details

visiondivision: spröjs house detail of window mullion structure

project info:

partners in charge: anders berensson, ulf mejergren contractor: jw byggteknik location: edsbro, sweden project area: 30 m2

  • Very cozy, I wouldn’t mind living there!

    Leon says:
  • Sheep in the snow ? 🙂

    Marko says:
  • Great! Intelligent as always! Go visiondivision!

    pope says:
  • it is a brilliant design regarding to where the sunlight may comes in and its space design makes the room looks alot bigger than its actual dimension. However, i would seriously consider about the security. you know it’s kind of easy to break in . ><

    somnabu says:
  • Excellent design.

    Milli says:
  • bra jobbet pöjkar ! / little John

    john says:
  • It gives me great hope to see this ingenuity and care on smaller projects like this one. Well done!

    Pradasha Kahn says:
  • somnabu > Security in Sweden in very high, there is very unusal that there is a break in out in the country side or in smaller citys.

    James says:
  • Lovely place. Lots of snow, just like here. But the owner looks so cosy in there.

    Kristin Nicholas says:
  • great plan!
    With some changes on security and functions I´m Thinking on implement it for my home studio. Excellent.

    Esteban says:
  • To Marko: maybe the sheep are actually wolves… in sheeps clothing ?

    finlay Cowan says:
  • Lovely. I could move right in.

    rcvs1 says:
  • Im trying to get in contact with the architect of this build can anyone help me out

  • when i first look at a home, the first thing that i look for security, you can a modern and elegant home that’s also secure, from the pictures given, it seems i can grab anything and break right in, other than that, this is great, sun comes up on the side where its all windows, the windows are also shelves which is a very good way to save some space

    EvaGreatesttt says:

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