Sandwiched between very old neighborhood buildings in Landskrona, Sweden sits the townhouse built by Elding Oscarson.One would think that the difference in size would be an awkward fit but the simple system, aesthetic,and unique dimensions adds character as well as a balance in high and low-level places within the old but beautiful neighborhood.The plan for the Oscarson team was to o create a sharp contrast; to express inherent clarity, but more importantly to highlight the beauty of the surroundings.
Barely 5 meters wide with a tiny area of 75 square meters,the Elding architects managed to convert the small space into full living layout Compressed slab construction, unconventional ceiling heights, and the ground floor flush to the street level, permitted fitting three floors into a volume aligned with the neighboring rooftops. The interior consists of a single space, softly partitioned by three exposed steel slabs. These span the entire width of the house and divide its program – kitchen, dining, living, library, bed, bath, and a roof terrace. A home office for a growing side business of art dealing is located in a separate building across a small garden in the back. The coolest part about the townhouse is that it’s not that far from the beach which is a win-win for the owners because you get the cool house in the cool neighborhood that’s positioned closely to he beach . Awesome