22 Jun '15, 5am

Streetmonkey’s Pulkabacken house is decked out with a rooftop sledding hill: Read the rest

This two story, 200 meter home is built right into the landscape, creating a rooftop which just begged to be multipurpose. Architect Cage Copher explains, “The sledding ramp was my idea. It is primarily a device to camouflage the building, because it is so close to neighbouring houses, but it also makes the roof usable.” Living year-round in the Swedish climate comes with its challenges, yet the designers made the space functional during the winter, as well as during the summertime. Green grass takes over the space in the warmer months. The roof and adjacent patio are described as a “party deck,” which encourages vacationers to extend their stays throughout even the frigid months.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/streetmonkeys-pulkabacken-house-is-d...

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