Tag Archives: sweden

The Pink, Swedish Fire Truck in Vestby

This used to be the personell car for the chief of the fire department in Göteborg, Sweden, but we have honored our favourite B&Bs, the English, and the Scotish…The van sleeps 3 but is most comfortable for two; we have made a nice double bed and a little sofa.” – Airbnb.com See more of The Pink, […]

Borgen Aftonfrid – built by John A Ekström

“Borgen Aftonfrid” (Rough translation is Castle of Evening Peace) in Sjölanda, Sweden. This house whas built by John A Ekström by and by as he collected stones during walks in the forest. He longed for a peacful place to write his poems about nature.” – Helen Niklasson via Cabin Porn™ See more huts and cabins at Cabin Porn™

Markus Shares His Tiny House Building Process

Take careful note of the building technique he uses for the walls and roof. You won’t see that much in the USA but Markus reports it works great for cold climates. The house is 17 sqm and the lofts are 10,5sqm so its a pretty big tinyhouse on wheels. Ceiling hight is almost 4m inside. […]

A Whimsical Tiny Apartment by Torsten Ottesjö

Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, this tiny apartment has been given a face lift designer, Torsten Ottesjö. The apartment, which is just 183 square feet, has been transformed into a whimsical, multi-levelled space.Ottesjö enlisted Lars Isestig to help him produce a design that would allow them to capitalize on every inch of available space. Together they […]

The Box by Ralph Erskine

“The Box” is a tiny house in the woods hand-built by architect Ralph Erskine. He would later go on to design influential buildings in Sweden, England and Canada. In 1941 though, he was a young unknown English architect who had traveled to Sweden to work with architects he admired. The finished house had roughly 20 m2(215 […]