Garage-Turned-Summer House in Sweden

Lotta and Henry Imberg, the husband/wife team behind Imberg Arkitekter, turned a garage for tanks and military vehicles into a summer home overlooking the sea on Furillen, an island off the northeast coast of Gotland. With open sea breezes, ceiling fans need not apply.

Images via Imberg Arkitekter.

Above: Above: The large doors originally made for vehicles are perfect for channeling the sea breezes.

Above: Simple partitions erected around the timber columns divide the space.

Above: The length of the kitchen wall has been tiled over.

Above: A summer picnic and a view of the ocean.

Above: A rendering of the exterior, post-remodel.

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24 comments

Valentina R.
Valentina R4 years ago

Interesting, looks nice.

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Jane R.
Jane R4 years ago

I love it! I'd sure like to spend a couple of months there.

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Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener4 years ago

Cool!

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devon leonard
Devon Leonard4 years ago

Wow now that's a big garage !

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Sheri P.
Sheri P4 years ago

wow, interesting!

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a             y m.
g d c4 years ago

ty

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Nessie Benjamin
Nessie B4 years ago

thanks

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Christine Stewart
Christine S4 years ago

Looks good- I think people should be able to convert a garage into living space if they don't have a car, and as long as it has proper ventilation, etc...

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Lin Moy
Lin M4 years ago

I love seeing things people do like this. My son turned a vacant house into a wonderfull place for me. It had 4 rooms and bath, now 3 rooms and bath. It is just perfect to me.

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Marie W.
Marie W4 years ago

Nice remodel.

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