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.

front facade

the main house with new extension

looking into the home office

from left: home office, timber storage, coffee area

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

(left) gutters (right) looking into the work area from outside

backside of the house with windows looking into the clothes storage area

floor plan

exterior elevations

longitudinal section

cross section and details

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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