Atrium house

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Atrium house on Gotland. Situated on a 10th century shoreline, a low house set in a vast landscape, overlooking the Baltic sea.

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The house is planned around a completely enclosed atrium courtyard in an open, undisturbed  landscape where sheep graze.

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The house is narrow, but its openings outward are broad, which gives the interior the character of a sheltering niche in the open space of the landscape.

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Model study. With a thin plan and large openings, the interior is treated as one continuous space.2 Bomunds044_modell vy nv

Floors in three levels relate to the slightly undulating land outside and differentiate the interior ceiling heights.

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