Traditional And Heritage Cottage House Design



Juniper home is a small cottage home design with a built up area of 50 sq meters, situated in Gotland Sweden. It is utilized as a weekend holiday home. It is set among the grove of tall ever green juniper trees as a glade. The whole exteriors of the cottage are clad by a tailor created screen of net vinyl cloth printed with the photos of juniper trees. The screen is supported by a galvanized steel frame erected at a distance of forty centimeters from the walls. So, it looks as if the cottage mirrors the surrounding elegance. Juniper home is an superb instance of landscape architecture. It is an experiment of innovative architectural design. There are a couple of small homes in the neighborhood. The cottage was designed as a response to the Gotland Authority’s coverage of not to let modern home structures spoil the landscape. The cottage is designed and built in such a way that it is barely visible among the grove of juniper trees. The cottage is built with flooring to ceiling glass windows and walls. From within the home you get the feeling of residing among the nature. A wood façade connects indoors with the outside. It is handled with turpentine, linseed oil and tar. The walls of the cottage are insulated with mineral wool. Flooring is created of concrete plates. Flat roof of the cottage is coated with tar paper.Interiors of the cottage are not separated by concrete walls. Glass doors and glass partitions are utilized extensively in home design. Kitchen is centrally situated and serves as residing area. Sitting area, dining area and kitchen are in the same area. The sliding glass doors from the kitchen open in a terrace leading to a small lawn. Grasp bed room is separated from residing area by a curtain. Low placed windows, glass walls and partitions offer great see of outside. Interiors of the cottage are carried out in white and white pigments are utilized in Ash wood flooring and along with that the Ceiling and walls are also white. The kitchen has a wood burning stove from early twentieth century. Sofa with white upholstery looks as if designed by an amateur and Drawing board stand is utilized as a base for dining table. Dining table leading is assembled from the ash wood and dining chairs are classic 1950 Y-chairs designed by Hans Wegner.

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