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44 m2 extra - ett förslag på nytt fritidshus

By Danielah Bright


My Finnish grandfather had a passion for architecture, even though he wasn’t an architect. In the end of the 1950s he built a wooden summerhouse on a lot outside of a small village called Lempäälä, close to the city of Tampere. Today the lot belongs to my mother. Every time I visit our summerhouse, it makes me want to do as my grandfather did – to build a small house next to it. My project is a proposal for a wooden house on my mothers lot. Since the buildings on the lot do not have all the fundamental needs they would require for longer stays, it was important to include these in my proposal. My proposal for a new wooden building has an interior of 44 m2 and a wooden deck. It works both as a supplementary and by itself. There is a simplicity to the house just as there is in the other buildings. Some important questions that led me through the whole work was how to find a good location for the new building in relation to the surroundings, what kind of rooms and function the building should have and how to make the building correspond with the existing buildings. Also, one im portant question was how to make it interact with the landscape. My work resulted in a model, a poster and material samples of wood to give a better feeling for my proposal

Topics: wooden summerhouse, landscape, Finland, architecture, spatial design
Year: 2012
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