FINN JUHL AT THE BEACH

ARCHITECTURE

A rarely seen beach house by Finn Juhl on the rugged northern coast of Denmark shows the architect’s genius for holistic design in a new light. The simple house cast a spell over the owner who embarked on a renovation project that honoured Juhl rather than worshipped him, making a liveable holiday home not a temple.

HIS DESIGN IS A DIALOGUE BETWEEN INSIDE AND OUTSIDE. HE KNEW EXACTLY WHERE TO SITE THIS HOUSE, WHERE THE WIND CAME FROM, NOTHING WAS LEFT TO CHANCE.

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL I

WORDS JENI PORTER
PHOTOGRAPHY WICHMANN + BENDTSEN
STYLING HELLE WALSTED

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FINN JUHL AT THE BEACH

ARCHITECTURE

A rarely seen beach house by Finn Juhl on the rugged northern coast of Denmark shows the architect’s genius for holistic design in a new light. The simple house cast a spell over the owner who embarked on a renovation project that honoured Juhl rather than worshipped him, making a liveable holiday home not a temple.

HIS DESIGN IS A DIALOGUE BETWEEN INSIDE AND OUTSIDE. HE KNEW EXACTLY WHERE TO SITE THIS HOUSE, WHERE THE WIND CAME FROM, NOTHING WAS LEFT TO CHANCE.

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL I

WORDS JENI PORTER
PHOTOGRAPHY WICHMANN + BENDTSEN
STYLING HELLE WALSTED
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