It is difficult not to admire the Scandinavian approach to home design. Attention to details, harmony and comfort are the main attributes characterizing this 561 square-meter villa designed by architect Thomas Eriksson in Stockholm, Sweden. Aside from embedding major principles of modern architecture in the project, such as openness and functionality, the developers added that extra welcoming factor. You can see it in the green surrounding landscape, lovely pond or various outdoor spots especially envisioned for relaxation.
Discovered on Skeppsholmen, the interiors of this residence exude a friendly feel, one that goes beyond strict modern home arrangements. Color is a major asset of the design, livening up all the interiors. Large windows provide an optimum amount of natural lighting, an indispensable element to any Northern home. Enjoy the virtual tour of this impressive seven-room residence, where modern features are subtly complimented and sometimes exceeded by creative details with an emotional touch!
The best architects can create designs which will give clients and the public things they didn’t even realise they wanted, and this is especially important when architects are given the difficult brief of creating structures in much-loved, iconic areas.
Value for money is not, and never was, the same as being cheap. Value for money means making the most of whatever budget is available. A good example of this is Hayes Primary School in London, by Hayhurst and Co. Having to contend with a tightly controlled 3 million local authority budget, they worked with the existing structure of the primary school to give it a much needed update. A striking polished stainless steel brise-soleil facade installed at the school’s entrance, gives the school’s many different buildings a sense of identity, while new classrooms have been created in a range of shapes and sizes, and are often flooded with natural light