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Chances are you’ve skilled dorm life or scholar housing to a point and know that it’s typically lower than fascinating. Swedish structure agency Tengbom Architects goals to vary all that with a very cool concept for scholar housing within the type of a sensible scholar flat. [Remember when we featured another, slightly larger student option in Sweden?] The scholar flat isn’t solely reasonably priced and environmentally pleasant, the design and materials decisions are extremely sensible. Each particular person unit measure 10 sq. meters (approx. 108 sq. ft) and is constructed from cross-laminated wooden as a result of its carbon constructive qualities.
In 2014, 22 of those models shall be constructed for college kids on the University of Lund in Sweden, serving to to offer extra reasonably priced housing to college students. Previous area necessities have been 25 sq. meters however via authorized consent, they have been capable of scale back that to 10 sq. meters, making the necessity for really revolutionary considering completely crucial.
The compact flat presents a sleeping loft, kitchen, toilet, and a small backyard with a patio. It additionally seems to be like there’s a desk space for learning. I love how they used the cross laminated wooden all through however with pops of lime inexperienced to stability it out. By utilizing this materials, they’re able to get the lease lowered by 50%!
I additionally love all the curves used as an alternative of proper angles.
Despite the small area, they have been capable of pack the place with loads of storage choices.
This specific flat can be on show till the eighth of December at Virserum Art Museum in Småland, Sweden. The challenge was accomplished in collaboration with wooden producer Martinsons and actual property firm AF Bostäder.
Location: Virserums Konsthall Kyrkogatan 34, 570 eighty VirserumArchitect: Linda Camara & Pontus Åqvist, TengbomAssistant Architect: Lina Rengstedt, Olof Nordenson, Magnus JuhlinPhotos: Bertil Hertzberg