visiondivision: the peak series visiondivision: the peak series
jun 10, 2010

visiondivision: the peak series

swedish architecture firm visiondivision‘s latest project is ‘the peak series’ of pre-fabricated summer houses which are available in two sizes: 45 m2 and 90 m2.

pyramidal in shape, each house fashions a wood façade with a gap between the boards, allowing one to climb its exterior. divided into three floors, the middle level is the sleeping mezzanine, where a large number of guests can be accommodated. it is sandwiched between the open social first floor with a kitchen and living room, and the upper level which houses the master bedroom with bathroom. each guest bed can be reached through a private entrance hatch, that can be accessed from the house’s exterior. the hatches also act as individual fire escapes and provide a nice view of the surrounding landscape from one’s bed. the upper floor has hatches from the bedroom and bathroom.

45 m2 – exterior

the smallest house (45 m2) has one master bedroom at the upper level and a mezzanine level which can hold up to six guest beds.

interior and exterior view of the 45 m2 house

axonometric view of different entrance points – 45 m2 version

aconometric view of the configurations of space – 45 m2 version

45 m2 – perspective section

plans and section view of the smaller house

90  m2 exterior

at double the size, the 90 m2 holds a total of twelve guest beds and also accommodates two master bedrooms with a large bathroom.

exeterior and interior of 90 m2 house

axonometric view of different entrance points of the 90 m2 model

axonometric view of a custom made vessel for the 90 m2 house

plans of the 90 m2 house

a bathroom on the houses upper floor has open hatches

the houses will first be available in scandinavian countries, but will be adaptable to other countries and on larger scales as well. here are a look at some of the possibilities:

the peak imagined as a summer camp edition

a mediterranean vessel

as a carribean vessel

as a winter cabin

imagined as a dessert village

  • sweet!! i want one!

    jimmy carson says:
  • Love the mezzanine floor and the climbing. Very outdoor and smart!

    Shania says:
  • qué maravilla! i just loooove the different versions, tan inteligente! super guay!

    marta says:
  • I know what house I want to live in now!

    SpSquirrel says:
  • have a bad dream roll the wrong way and fall on the christmas tree…. so very silly…. watch the bears and racoons get in!! miss a step and get splinters every where…. all those bars on the roof a perfect place to freeze and thaw and get leaks…

    ywg says:
  • Sim’s vacation home?

    Jdeh says:
  • Perfection!!!

    climber says:
  • Another little masterpiece from visiondivision, smashing!

    Radiohead says:
  • Bra ide! Fun! Economical and quick to build. Wonder if the creators have thought of a light-weight, collapsible version for disaster areas d;-)

    Jetwax says:
  • Small and smart Scandinavian design!

    Irma says:
  • Inspiring project!

    Kodiak says:
  • and the guests go to an out house ?

    nelson d reyes says:
  • Great work!

    Daniella says:
  • love it!

    peter says:
  • This project features all the things I like about visiondivision, it’s fun, clever and has a shape that follows a function. Nice job!

    joris says:
  • I want one. . .if my home ever burnt and I needed to rebuild. . .it would be similar to this

    jmh. says:
  • Yes. For a short vacation but not a house to live in for a long time. Claustrophobic.

    Onur says:
  • m a g n i f i c o ! !

    juan-c says:
  • ah VisionDivision you walk all over architecture like the Germans walk over the Aussies.

    tomitwoshoes says:
  • like

    oceanview says:

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