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Architecture
Oct
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Norrnäs House by Hermansson Hiller Lundberg
Alexander Zaxarov
Oct 5, 2020

Flanked by Swedish forest, on the banks of the Baltic sea, Swedish architecture firm Hermansson Hiller Lundberg have designed the Norrnäs House — a dwelling on Värmdö in Stockholm’s archipelago.

The impetus for the project was the site and how to respond to it. The architecture aims to establish a topographical relationship to the location, where the main building in a sense dominates the surroundings. Whereas there is a Swedish tradition of subordinating the house to the landscape, here the goal has been to create a relationship between building and surrounding based on tension.

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Alexander Zaxarov
October 5, 2020

Flanked by Swedish forest, on the banks of the Baltic sea, Swedish architecture firm Hermansson Hiller Lundberg have designed the Norrnäs House — a dwelling on Värmdö in Stockholm’s archipelago.

The impetus for the project was the site and how to respond to it. The architecture aims to establish a topographical relationship to the location, where the main building in a sense dominates the surroundings. Whereas there is a Swedish tradition of subordinating the house to the landscape, here the goal has been to create a relationship between building and surrounding based on tension.

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