The lush green forest around the residence is left largely untouched and a sensitive approach to building the house ensured that damage of construction was as minimal as possible.
As the day passes and seasons wax and wane the interior changes ever so subtly because of varying natural light even as the rest of the home remains distinctly minimal and stoic. Sporadically used arm wooden surfaces gently interrupt this concrete monotony while blue accents make a rare appearance in the bedroom.
Sliding barn doors shield glass windows and doors from the rough agricultural activity around the house while on the inside a neutral color palette rustic chic décor and plenty of natural light fashion a serene living environment. Privacy beautiful views and a respect for the rich heritage of the region are reflected beautifully in the design of this chic farmhouse.
As you head inside you will come across both the formal dining room with its more stoic presence and the informal dining space with sofa style seating geo style pendant lighting and plenty of warmth.
Concrete is the material off choice on the inside with the three inimitable curved ceiling structures in raw concrete standing in contrast to the polished concrete floor. The repetitive concrete ‘vaults’ capture the Northern sunlight beautifully and fill the interior with bright daylight.
Sitting in between the horse stables and the training and exhibition field the cantilevered design of the three structures also allows for free passage of traffic below. The first volume acts as the roof for the main terrace while the second houses the bedrooms. It is the third volume that contains the guest bedrooms and other social spaces.
When creating the interior for this five-storey townhouse architectural studio MAATworks referenced the quintessential wooden homes found across Scandinavia. Pinewood-covered walls and ceilings lend to the home’s smart modern Scandinavian charm. The result is a bright open and welcoming abode.