This stunning cottage renovation was designed by Gothenburg-based architecture firm Fabel Arkitektur. Located in the south of Sweden, we love the incredible interior design of this cottage. In particular the coupling of the dark, robust natural materials of the cottage with the oversized windows and gorgeous Scandi minimalism. What a dream home!
Words from the architect: “Many years ago, a log cabin was moved to this place, a natural site in southern Sweden. The cottage was rebuilt and was extended as the years went by and architectural ideals changed. The building is located high up on a mountain in the middle of the forest with a fantastic lake view. When we at Fabel Arkitektur first came here in 2016, it was difficult to see from within the rooms what nice relationship with nature the building has. We tried to correct that as part of our renovation designs.
After the refurbishment, the rooms in different ways have direct contact with the surroundings, regardless of whether it is grand view or a rock wall just outside the window.
The layout is divided between a social space downstairs and a private area upstairs. At the back of the property, the side facing the mountain, are guest rooms and offices. The open-plan box designed living space features a modern, stylish kitchen, bathroom and a beautiful, minimalistic fireplace.
This living space allows you to move around the different features of the home and divides the open plan design into different individual rooms. The choice of materials is kept simple. There is a lot of wood, concrete and glass and the division between the materials is unfussy and without unnecessary details. One section of this wall divider incorporates the old log cabin - this is where the kitchen furniture is located
Architects website: fabelarkitektur.se
All photos by Emanuel Cederqvist.