The Stevns House

Hårlev, Danmark
  • Hårlev, Danmark
  • This project is for a singlefamily house at village of Varpelev in the
    southeast part of Zea- land, Denmark.

    The brief was to design a 150 m2 home for a family of four persons. The
    overall main idea, very early in the sketching phase, was to reinterpret

    the traditional Danish white painted three parted farmhouses from the

    18th century which are very common in the surrounding landscape of Var-


    The landscape of Varpelev is shaped by the last iceage, and the house is
    placed at the highest point of this landscape overlooking a huge open field. The

    house consists of three parts: a long section which holds the entrance/ hallway, a pan-

    try, kitchen, a small playroom and a study with huge panorama windows

    facing the pristine land- cape. The mid sections consists only a large

    livingroom connected to the kitchen and to the third part of the house

    which contains another playroom, bathromm and master bedroom also with

    panorama windoms to the landscape.

    The house is built of light weight concrete blocks (H+H blocks), plaste-
    red and painted white to ecco the traditional farmhouses. All windows

    are made of teak wood. The inte- rior is all white with oak planks on

    the floor.

    Client: private
    Address: Varpelev, Stevns, Denmark

    Year: 2014

    Size: 150 m2

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