This single family home in Gardabaer, a small town close to Reykjavik was designed by the Icelandic architectural practice Studio Granda. The roof and walls are covered by sheer copper plates with minimal fenestration of the public façades. The backside of the house with its private garden, however, is characterised by a series of interconnected terraces with large sliding doors.
“Entry is from the south at a mid level that also serves the garage, au-pair and family rooms. The bedrooms are located on the lower level whereas kitchen, dining and sitting rooms are all placed on the upper level to benefit from the magnificent sea views. The internal finishes are a simple pallet of black walnut, limestone and stainless steel in a series of white volumes.”
Structure and services Engineers : Vidsjá
Electrical engineers : Verkfraedistofan Johanns Indridasonar
to the Studio Granda profile @ Architonic