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Swedish architect Leo Qvarsebo designed himself and his children a summer home in a rural area of Dalarna. Its triangular facade was created for climbing and has a rope hanging from the top. Qvarsebo affirms that ‘the house is a bit like a tree house for adults‘ and that the view from the top is breathtaking, both from the inside and outside of the house.

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Built entirely from wood, its steep facade and sides were clad with pine panels while its interiors lined with birch plywood rescued from a closed-down puzzle factory. Its interiors are filled with natural light and most furniture is custom-made by the architect, adapting to the home’s unique split-level design. While the bedrooms are on the upper levels, the common areas on the ground open out to a generous terrace that is perfect for dining al fresco, reading or swinging under the stars.

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Images via Åke E:son Lindman