Swedish Minimalism: Villa UH1 by RB Arkitektur

Swedish Minimalism: Villa UH1 by RB Arkitektur

Designed by the creative folks at RB Arkitektur as a German bunker from the Second World War, Villa UH1 is actually a minimalist home with contemporary accents. Meant as a single-family house, it’s actually an eco-friendly example of how to go beyond the boundaries. Located on a soft natural slope in a residential area of Stockholm, it features a roof covered in green moss and uses geothermal energy to harness energy (a heat pump suplies the under-floor heating system). Villa UH1 features an inner courtyard for privacy, has large windows to promote natural lighting, large open spaces and amazing furniture. We love it!  – via


  • susan @ HOMEdigz June 8, 2009 at 11:44 AMLogin to Reply →

    Beautiful! Would be easy to clean too. ;)

  • Brook M. June 9, 2009 at 14:47 PMLogin to Reply →

    The unrevealed truth behind the minimalist movement in the 60’s must be the
    search to ease cleaning (imagine the old vacuum cleaner sound) ;)
    Nice house but no color touch

  • Annie May June 9, 2009 at 16:47 PMLogin to Reply →

    Gorgeous! Love the green roof. The flooring is amazing as well.

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  • Jeramiah March 31, 2010 at 21:07 PMLogin to Reply →

    This house is a nightmare to be in actually.

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  • Ashley June 25, 2010 at 18:30 PMLogin to Reply →

    Nice neutral design, looks like an enjoyable space to live in.

  • Andres Sanchez September 3, 2010 at 21:57 PMLogin to Reply →

    I love minimalism. And surprisinly in this house the excess of white is not that bad. I normally dislike too much. its maybe the lighting, or the fact pictures were taken during daylight.

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  • RENOWE May 20, 2011 at 10:34 AMLogin to Reply →

    as much as the concept minimalist is working in some spaces but in this case it didnt .good design and all but i feel this house it has no personality and dont think i can live in this empty space no ways

  • LuftskeppsGeneralen May 31, 2011 at 19:55 PMLogin to Reply →

    Great design I must say!