Cottage for Christmas

Hidden behind big pinewood trees

This Holiday home by Mette Lange Architects is beautifully hidden from the harsh Icelandic weather and it’s easy to imagine yourself with a hot cup of cocoa in front of the fireplace enjoying a white winter wonderland.

Our new book; A New Golden Age, Nordic Housing, features 3  Nordic examples by Mette Lange Architects

 

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Perspectives on Nordic Architecture

#7 John M. Cava

– The quality of thoughtfulness given to the designs, accompanied by consistent skills in construction and – most importantly – the liveability of the completed projects. These buildings are an inspiration to the world on techniques and approaches that manifest excellent housing.

Quote from his article ‘Precedents and Prototypes Experiencing Today’s Nordic Housing’ in our publication A New Golden Age Nordic Housing

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#8 From courthouse to residential

An old courthouse has been transformed into a tall apartment building placed on top of the exposed bedrock visible in the atrium

Extract from our latest publication A New Golden Age Nordic Housing

“The new building is strongly inspired by an internationally recognized Swedish painter with roots in the local area, Bengt Lindström. The plan is made as a basic square floor plan, which is divided into squares like a hashtag. The layout has five apartments wrapped around the central core, with balconies in all four directions.”

Architect: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor . 2015 . Örnsköldsvik, Sweden . 4,920 m2 . Photos by Tord-Rickard Söderström

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Interview with Bjarke Ingels, BIG

Our new book Nordic Housing also includes a speciel interview with the worldknown architect Bjarke Ingels from BIG with his visions on future living.

It’s an interesting interview portrayed in beautiful photografies.

 

“Architecture is much more than designing pretty facades or expressive sculptures; it is rather the means to life itself.” (Bjarke Ingels)

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Nordic Nights at MoMu, Moesgaard Museum

On account of the Nordic Festival “Nordiske Nätter” – “Nordic Nights” from tomorrow friday the 4th of November, A New Golden Age – Nordic Architecture & Landscape and Architecture & Design will be sold in Moesgaard Museum’s shop.
The 14th of November we will follow up with our brand new and 3rd book A New Golden Age – Nordic Housing.

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Nordic Housing is coming out the 14th of Nov. We are so excited!

The 3rd book in the popular A New Golden Age trilogy – Nordic Housing is a richly illustrated and inspiring book portraying a selection of Nordic dwellings. Read about new villas, apartments and holiday homes shown in beautiful and colorful photographies. The book adresses a wide audience and also includes a special interview with the worldknown architect Bjarke Ingels from BIG.

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