The Skrudas Residence ( design 2000-2004 ) is another family house design that was designed by Studio Granda, Iceland. Located on the the northern edge of a new neighborhood with panoramic views over the capital region and the Atlantic Ocean. The roof and walls are covered with a sheath of pure copper with a minimum of fenestration public facades. On the private garden side the volume of the house is cut away into a series of interconnected terraces with large sliding doors.
Entry is from the south at a mid level that also serves the garage, au-pair and family rooms. The bedrooms are located in the lower level while kitchen, dining room and living room, all the rooms are located on the top level of take in the magnificent view of the sea The interior finishes are a simple palette of black walnut, limestone and stainless steel in a series of white volumes.
Architects : Studio Granda
Structure and services Engineers : Vidsjá
Electrical engineers : Verfraedistofan Johanns Indridasonar.
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