|HOUSES ON 327 HILL
|Houses are designed in cuboid form covered with gable roof. The use of homogeneous, synthetic composition, coloring and choice of façade materials provide modern and coherent character of the houses. The buildings are a contemporary interpretation of the classic form of residential buildings with a gable roof that was modernized – the eaves are omitted, gutters are hidden, homogeneous roof and wall coverings are used, and a contemporary composition of window openings is implemented. Due to the size of the plot, its geometric shape and inclination, and location in relation to the world directions the houses are grouped in a system similar to twin buildings – buildings are congruent to each other within the plot – yet because of the plot shape and sun exposure, congruent buildings are not identical.
|CUBE-2-BOX HOUSE IN MYSŁOWICE (POLAND)
|Redevelopment of a small single-family house from the 1970s. The main aim of the project was to increase the usable area, improve building standards and still remain within Investors’ limited budget. Due to limited funds the architects decided to use the wooden houses system technology adapting it to an individual project. Accepted solution allowed for building a house out of prefabricated walls and ceilings, delivered by a factory to an investment building site. This made it possible to minimize costs and to shorten the construction time. The expansion of the existing “cube” was designed by adding two additional smaller cubes, placed on the existing one. The lower part contains an entrance hall, a porch and a living room area while the upper cube contains a bedroom and a spaciuos bathroom. The effect of separation from the land was obtained by placing blocks on a previously prepared foundation pillars.