Eco chic allotment garden

On Långholmen island in the center of Swedish capital Stockholm, Birgitta Sandström Lagercrantz has created a beautiful, 100 % ecological garden. And built herself a summer dwelling in the shape of an ever surprising “box”.
The 10 squaremetre house by architect Lova Lagercrantz folds open just like a real box, and thus transform from an anonynomous building to a sunny and very fine little house.

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The contemporary allotmenthouse size extra small has got a “green top” of sedum which attracts butterflies and other insects important to the garden.
Photo Johanna Ekmark

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From the house you step straight into the garden.
Photo Johanna Ekmark

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The room is prettily decorated with favourite items. Doors are made from recycled old windows.
Photo Johanna Ekmark

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