The site is characterized by its inner archipelago location, soft granite cliffs rolling down towards the water in the south, Scots pine trees and low vegetation in a thin layer of soil. The plot houses a recently built house, an elongated box open towards the southern view, clad in black painted wooden paneling and a flat roof clad with black roofing felt. Our proposal consists of four parts: a rooftop extension to the existing house, a pool house, a guest house and a carport.
The rooftop extension is carried out in a light steel and wood construction, clad in standing seam zinc sheets. Its open towards the sea view in the south through big fixed windows and sliding door in aluminium. The plan is a simple division into three rectangles, one is a common room, one a bedroom and walk-in closet and one a bathroom. To reach rooftop a new freestanding toplit stairwell clad in light grey brick is added to the south façade.
On eighter side of the main house is the pool house and the guest house. The pool house is pushed up against the granite rock west of the main house. It is clad in the same brick as the new stair well, a light grey brick fitting well in tone with the surrounding granite. Big sliding doors open up to the view and to a new stone terrace tying the houses together. Bi circular roof windows light the back areas of the pool house.
East of the main house is a new guest house clad in the same black painted wooden paneling. The carport is a wood and gluelam structure tied together via metal wires. The project also consists of a reimagination of the sites landscape and new fences and gates.