North of Stockholm in Sollentuna, self-taught Allan Spiegel built a singular family home enveloped by plant life. Quiet in its beauty, the tetris structure of the house follows the topography of the land it sits on, without distrupting its natural surrounds. If it was razed to the ground, you'd never know it was there at all—and it's this that is Allan's greatest joy.
This portrait is part of Home Stories— a collaboration Freunde von Freunden produces with Siemens Home Appliances. Home Stories explores the topic of innovative urban living, seen through the lenses of select inhabitants in modern global cities. We present unusual spaces, highlighting their aesthetic and technological qualities, alongside a look into their inhabitants’ lives.