This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat

This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat

By Lucy Wang
Helicoptered to the site in prefab pieces, a holiday retreat springs up on a remote and roadless island.

The Zartmann family dreamed of building a timber summerhouse on a remote island in the Stockholm archipelago, so they reached out to Scandinavian modular home company Sommarnöjen to make their weekend retreat a reality. When site studies showed that helicoptering entire modules to the property wouldn’t be possible, Sommarnöjen asked Anders Berensson Architects to design a home composed of easily transportable prefab panels.

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