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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

The Roof House in Copenhagen, Denmark by Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

 
June 18th, 2017 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

Natural light is an essential element when you build in the Nordic countries. Indirect light has a beautiful cold blue color that reminds you of the proximity to the ocean. The low sun from south adds a warmer yellow light to the spectrum. The Roof House is designed to catch both indirect and direct sunlight at the same time and turn in into an ever-changing experience when walking through the sequence of rooms.

A perforated wall circumferes the house and creates different grades of privacy and windless outdoor spaces. The house is crowned by a roof of sloped surfaces towards all four corners of the world.

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

  • Architects: Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture
  • Project: Roof House
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Photography: Tia Borgsmidt
  • Size: 150 m2
  • Materials: Untreated larch wood, concrete floor, windown from velfac and vitral.v

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

From an open court the entrance is located right at the heart of the house. From here the high ceilings open up to a spacious living room. Below one roof a wing for the parents located with access to a South Western court. The kitchen is directly connected to a South East court offering morning sun. Below two other roofs you find the children’s area where an annex will later be used as a teenage house with its’ own entrance.

A series of customized furniture were designed for the house prior to its completion.

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

Image Courtesy © Tia Borgsmidt

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

Image Courtesy © Sigurd Larsen Design & Architecture

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