Tar-coated timber traces Home Tjurpannan by HelgessonGonzaga

December 24, 2022 by No Comments

Stockholm studio HelgessonGonzaga has accomplished a darkish timber cabin within the coastal nature reserve Tjurpannan in west Sweden and coated it in tar to reference the close by boathouses and jetties.

Aptly named Home Tjurpannan, the cabin is designed by structure and design studio HelgessonGonzaga as a easy, open and versatile vacation residence for its shoppers to make use of on weekends.

It may also be used as a base for outside actions on the nature reserve.

Exterior of House Tjurpannan in Tjurpannan nature reserve
HelgessonGonzaga has created a darkish timber cabin in Tjurpannan

The design of the 90-square-metre Home Tjurpannan is knowledgeable each by the uncovered nature of its website and the numerous boathouses within the space, that are perched above the bottom to mitigate the chance of flooding and coated in black tar for cover from the cruel climate.

“The positioning of the home follows a conventional practice of ideas, paying shut consideration to topography, course and significance of components within the cultural panorama,” co-founder Andreas Gonzaga instructed Dezeen.

“The spatial construction suggests the potential for spontaneous and sudden use, therefore the home may very well be seen as an opulent manner of tenting,” he continued.

Tar-coated cabin in coastal Sweden
The cabin is lined with tar-coated wooden

A pure path that passes an previous stone wall results in the house, assembly a picket ramp that provides entry up onto its raised flooring plate.

Each of the lengthy edges of the cabin characteristic giant, full-height glazing, offering the residing areas and bed room with double-aspect views of the panorama and entry to slim picket terraces sheltered beneath slatted canopies.

View into House Tjurpannan by HelgessonGonzaga
Its design references native boathouses

Easy partition partitions within the centre of Home Tjurpannan permit every of the rooms to stream into each other, with solely the toilet being extra contained in its personal area.

The structural grid of the home, which relies on standardised lengths, has been left uncovered inside.

This uncovered construction is teamed with ceilings lined with planks of pale timber and partitions completed in panels of dark-stained wooden that echo the tar-treated exterior.

Darkish, minimal fittings and furnishings complement these picket interiors, that are supposed to focus consideration in the direction of the encircling panorama.

Wood-lined interior of Swedish cabin by HelgessonGonzaga
It options giant home windows

“The general quantity of the home is typical and the structural grid is essentially outlined by normal picket components within the native ironmongery shop,” defined Gonzaga.

“We needed a darkish inside to border nature exterior. By drawing consideration to nature on this manner, we develop the spatial boundary and join the home to its particular exterior context,” he continued.

Wood-lined interior of House Tjurpannan
Wooden additionally traces the inside

HelgessonGonzaga was based in 2012 by Gonzaga and Isabell Gonzaga.

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