Summerhouse Denmark

Location : Denmark
Building type : Summer House
Client : Witheld at the owners request
Size : 123 m²
Schedule : Completed 2012
Consultants : Ole Willerup, Rikke Øberg
Primary architects : Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs, Alessandra Kosberg, Lars Hamran, Jens Herman Næss

The site is located in a beautiful but windy summerhouse village on the northern tip of Sjælland, Denmark. The program is divided between five separate houses. The circulation area is the outdoors. The houses are laid out in a star shape, in order to provide different outdoor spaces where shelter from the wind always can be found.

The ridge and cornice of the houses are on the same height, while the width and length vary. This gives the roofs different angles, making a playful composition in relation to the surrounding summer houses. The inner courtyard is clad with a darker stone on the floor and walls to store heat from the day throughout the evening.