FACTS

Location: Gíslholtsvatn, Iceland

Year: 2015-2017

Area: 190m2

Program: Summer residence

Status: Construction phase

Client: Undisclosed

 

ABOUT

The house is situated in the South West of Iceland, next to Gíslholtsvatn. It is a two story house that sits in a sloped landscape. The lower floor is a concrete base and the upper floor consists of four joined volumes. These volumes are clad with copper. The spaces are bright and with high ceiling and the facade facing the lake is fully open to offer a great view over the beautiful scenery.

 

CREDITS

Design team: Ari Þorleifsson, Elín Þórisdóttir, Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir

Constructor: Ellert Schram

Engineering: Eggert Elmar Þórarinsson