Archives For sweden

villa circuitus

April 26, 2016 — 3 Comments

Villa Circuitus, the first round house in Sweden to meet passive house standards –



det runda huset

April 30, 2015 — 1 Comment

One of my favorite round houses — just off the beach in Bastad, Sweden — is once again for sale. It’s beautiful inside and out –

bastad, sweden

bastad, sweden

all year round

October 20, 2013 — 1 Comment

This pretty circular house in Båstad, Sweden, was on the market earlier this year –

bastad, sweden

Beautifully located just off the beach, it was apparently build decades ago as some sort of outbuilding for the neighboring Hotel Riviera. Later it was converted into a vacation home, and later still into a permanent residence. Simple, elegant, and very cool.

cool pre-fab swede

September 26, 2010 — 5 Comments

A coolly elegant Swedish example of the modern pre-fab trend

Designed by Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture, this round house was recently built in Borlänge, Sweden.  Apparently it’s nearly air-tight, exemplifying the kind of energy efficient, eco-friendly design that is needed in these oil-spilling, climate-changing times.

Here is its floor plan –