27 May '15, 5am

Villa Mortnas nails the cool factor on the icy Stockholm archipelago

Living spaces have been relegated to the top floors, which optimizes exposure to sunlight, while the ‘exaggerated’ floor to ceiling height in contrast with the bedrooms on the lower levels combined with large south-facing sliding glass doors further maximizes natural lighting . Carefully selected cutouts in the 3,000 square foot block home provide view of the sea to the north and a terrace on the south side butts up against a dramatic rock face. While some readers might find this design a bit too stoic, we think it nails the ‘cool’ factor.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/villa-mortnas-nails-the-cool-factor-...