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House with a Capsule / KWK PROMES

  • 01:00 - 13 January, 2009
House with a Capsule / KWK PROMES
House with a Capsule / KWK PROMES

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  • Architects

  • Location

  • Architects

  • Project Architect

    Robert Konieczny
  • Structural Engineer

    Marian Goczoł
  • Poland

    102 sqm
  • Area

    972.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. The building is situated in an industrial area of Poland. It's been designed for an indigent family, which appreciates its functionality, as well as low maintenance and construction cost.

The plan of this bungalow is based on a square, where internal and external spaces are combined. The capsule containing all technological elements - bathroom, kitchen, pantry and an alternative source of heating in the form of a fireplace, is situated in the central part of the house. By each entrance there is a net used as wood storage. It acts like a screen changing its appearance depending on amount of wood inside.

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Smarta · March 26, 2009

The wood logs are not just purely decorative. They are collected to be used in a fireplace, which is the alternative source of heating for the house.
The also provide shadow.

pezik84 · January 28, 2009

"but 4 poland not bad?"
what is it about?

Rokas · January 17, 2009

doest think so.Here,in my country we have a similar situation-but when one sels something like that,usally(not talking abaout now,the moment of crisis doesnt counts)the house is sold-and not for bad money.

gonzales · January 17, 2009

when these people will escape from their will be difficult to sell it out to anyone (especially in PL).
building not architecture...

Jeison · January 15, 2009

'to get served a hot dog', Ahahaha, loved that!!

krzh · January 15, 2009

well, I agree with the hot dog serving part. all in all, nice pictures, poor building

Franco · January 15, 2009

The logs aren't really helping the composition, as it seems to be a mess, not something planned to be. But, besides it, it's a nice house for a couple.

Rocket Valentino · January 14, 2009

I would expect to get served a hot-dog from that rounded window in the wooden capsule and wonder how often the logs will have to be changed due to rot. Also find it sort of sad the parking area is almost as large as the entire house.

Rokas · January 14, 2009

gmmm,yeah in the front the log wall isnt working properly...glas wall would be much more nice in this place.It would help to clear the composition too.. Something like the play of modern-decorated house too,but..for Poland-not bad

Carlo · January 14, 2009

agree, it is a postmodern mess! i don' t understand the purely decorative bricolage thing made of wood logs. The (perhaps interesting) translucent effect that this randomly composed wall could have produced, is destroyed because of the wall behind. The living room cannot profit from a resulting light and shadow play.

Jeison · January 14, 2009

Sorry, but I find the house just poor.

Rokas · January 14, 2009

KWK as always are good in doing"simple-complex"things:)

Contemporary Art · January 14, 2009

Those nets are amazing! What a great idea. I often wonder about the application of "high-end" design smarts to inexpensive materials and construction procedures, and it seems like you can produce a top-quality product. This house would be fantastic for anyone to live in.


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