Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

Project: Service House for Travellers
Architects: Stass Architects
Location: Laufskálavarða, Iceland
Gross Construction Area: 26m2
Year of Construction: 2021
Photo credits: Studio CAPN

This tiny house is situated in a black sand desert in Iceland, half way between the two glaciers Mýrdalsjökul and Vatnajökull. This simple service house serves travellers, with lavatories, a washing machine, a dryer and a bike stand for repairs.

Service House for Travellers

These are standard facilities in such a building but what makes this unit different from other similar service units, is that this otherwise straight forward program is intertwined with another unrelated program. A view point is situated on the roof of the building, giving travellers a unique opportunity to tower over the ground giving a different perspective to the stunning 360°surrounding views. This program overlapping makes this a unique project in its own right.

Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

Service House for Travellers

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