This Vacation Home With A Distinctive Tent-Like Roof Sits On A Small Island In Sweden

Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have designed a tent-like house on an island in Stockholm's outer archipelago, for a family that wanted a maintenance free vacation home with one level and social space both inside and outside. #Architecture #ScandinavianArchitecture #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

 

Swedish firm Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have designed a tent-like house on the relatively small island of Krokholmen in Stockholm’s outer archipelago, for a family that wanted a maintenance free vacation home with one level and social space both inside and outside.

 

Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have designed a tent-like house on an island in Stockholm's outer archipelago, for a family that wanted a maintenance free vacation home with one level and social space both inside and outside. #Architecture #ScandinavianArchitecture #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse 

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

The house with its curved peaked roof, has a facade of cedar wood, while large sliding glass doors open the house up to terrace with views of the open sea.


This Scandinavian house has a curved peaked roof with a facade of cedar wood, while large sliding glass doors open the house up to terrace with views of the open sea. #Architecture #Scandinavian #House #ModernHouse #SlidingGlassDoors

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

Cedar has also been used to line the interior of the house, with the internal ridge of the ceiling measuring in at 18 feet (6m). In the living room, there’s access to the front terrace as well as a side terrace for when it gets windy.


Cedar has been used to line the interior of this Scandinavian house, with the internal ridge of the ceiling measuring in at 18 feet (6m). In the living room, there's access to the front terrace as well as a side terrace for when it gets windy. #Architecture #Ceiling #InteriorDesign #LivingRoom #SlidingGlassDoors

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

Next to the living room is the kitchen. Simple wood shelving and cabinets are combined with a light grey counter. The kitchen also opens to a small terrace and has views of the surrounding land.


In this Scandinavian kitchen, simple wood shelving and cabinets are combined with a light grey counter. The kitchen also opens to a small terrace and has views of the surrounding land. #ScandinavianKitchen #LightWoodKitchen #ModernKitchen #InteriorDesign

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

Down the hallway are the bedrooms and bathrooms, with the doors blending in to the wooden surround.


In this Scandinavian holiday house, the doors blend in to their wooden surrounds. #Scandinavian #InteriorDesign #Hallway

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

In the bedrooms, the furnishings are minimal and have views to the outdoors.


In this minimalist Scandinavian bedroom, wood lines the walls and ceiling, and a door provides access to a terrace outside. #ModernBedroom #Minimalist #Scandinavian #Wood

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

In this bedroom, the bed has been raised to allow for storage or a pull-out bed, and simple globe-like lighting has been installed in the ceiling and on the wall.


In this wood-lined Scandinavian bedroom, the bed has been raised to allow for storage or a pull-out bed, and simple globe-like lighting has been installed in the ceiling and on the wall. #ModernBedroom #Minimalist #Scandinavian #Wood

Photography by Åke E:son Lindman

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