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Wild grasses grow atop this Icelandic homes folded roof

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 13, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Dec 12, 2017

Wild grasses and heather temper the hard lines of this striking modern home in Iceland. Reykjavik-based Studio Granda designed B14, a villa partially built from the recycled remains of the clients’ former dwelling. The undulating landscaped roof appears to mimic the nearby Bláfjöll mountain ridge, while the roofline’s valleys and folds help collect rainwater that tricks down the walls in open copper channels. B14’s unusual fan-like roof takes inspiration from the site’s...





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