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Tour a Sublime Brutalist Villa By a Le Corbusier Mentee

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All photos via <a href="http://www.perjansson.se/till-salu/djursholm-strandvagen-43/?view=gallery"> Per Jansson</a>
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Designed by Léonie Geisendorf, the centenarian Swedish architect who studied under Le Corbusier, Villa Delin hides a stunningly airy, Scandinavian dwelling behind a bleak Brutalist exterior. In addition to sweeping lake views from its many large glass windows, the 1970s structure also comes with a park-like garden designed by noted Swedish landscape architect Ulf Nordfjell. The interior is characterized by open spaces with high ceilings, and naturally, tons of sunlight. The 2,228-square-foot home recently hit the market for $3.35M, though there are other ideas for its fate...

For one, a brand new Kickstarter campaign wants to crowdfund a purchase of Villa Delin and then donate it to the local municipality or a national institution. The vision is that it would be turned into a free museum. "This important piece of history is too important to solely be used by a single individual," the campaign page reads. So far, no backers though. Anyway, take a stroll through the rest of the home.


· On the market: 1970s Leonie Geisendorf-designed Villa Delin brutalist property in Djursholm, Sweden [Wowhaus]
· All Brutalism coverage [Curbed National]