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1950s Swedish Island Cottage Locks Out the Elements with a Black Pine Tar Facade | Inhabitat

Johannes Norlander Arkitektur AB renovated a 1950s island cottage on Sweden’s Gothenburg Archipelago with jet-black wooden facade that draws upon traditional boat building techniques. House Morran is covered in black pine tar – a material traditionally used throughout Norway to preserve wood against the elements.

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