Lagom Cabin / Neo Architects
Textual content description offered by the architects. The title, Lagom derives from the Swedish time period – “not an excessive amount of not too little” The idea of the Lagom cabin attracts inspiration from the Protea Fynbos within the type of a fragmented (bract) construction, permitting the constructing to “breathe” throughout the panorama. The semi-detached rooms enable the fynbos to seep via the outside partitions to change into a part of the inside areas. The fragmented structure permits for views, gentle, and nature to occupy the area, connecting the dweller with nature and the distinctive fynbos panorama of Romansbaai.
The problem of the venture was the limitation of a 90m² footprint required by the purchasers. Using fewer supplies in a compact-footprint dwelling is more and more related with the ever-expanding carbon footprint on this planet.
The design method was to combine the inside and exterior areas and to create a seamless transition between the indoor and outside areas. When you open the cabin the inside appears bigger than 90m², and pure gentle infiltrates the area to boost the intimate reference to the pure panorama, changing into a pavilion of refuge within the huge fynbos panorama on a summer season day, however on the similar time the cabin ensures for Hygge- The Swedish idea of coziness, contentment, and well-being discovered via cherishing little issues, which could be skilled on a winter and or wet day. The home windows included between the trusses enable for the dweller to have a visible connection to the environment (sky) whereas being protected by the construction. This connection was manifested by fragmenting the constructions to create the voids and crevasses that enable the panorama to circulate via the home, offering a continuing reference to the skin.
The lodging features a spacious bed room that opens onto the pool space and onto the second deck going through uninterrupted fynbos fields. The lavatory contains a bathe and tub with a view. The leisure space is designed round a centralized hearth.
The supplies used had been in-situ concrete, pure stone as cladding to merge into the pure fynbos panorama, and Diamondeck sheeting. The inside of this bespoke one-bedroom cabin is completed with uncovered concrete components, picket ceilings, glass-aluminum home windows, and granite tiles.