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Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects

  • 01:00 - 26 January, 2009
Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects
Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects

Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects Dupli Casa / J. Mayer H. Architects +34

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Architects

    J. MAYER H. Architects
  • Project Architects

    Georg Schmidthals, Thorsten Blatter
  • Project Team

    Juergen Mayer H., Simon Takasaki, Andre Santer, Sebastian Finckh
  • Architect On Site

    AB Wiesler, Stuttgart
  • Structural Engineers

    Dieter Kubasch, Ditzingen und IB Rainer Klein, Sachsenheim
  • Service Engineers

    IB Hans Wagner, Filderstadt
  • Landscape Architects

    Büro Klaus Wiederkehr, Nürtingen
  • Area

    6900.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. The geometry of the building is based on the footprint of the house that previously was located on the site. Originally built in 1984 and with many extensions and modifications since then, the new building echoes the "family archaeology" by duplication and rotation.

Lifted up, it creates a semi-public space on ground level between two layers of discretion. The skin of the villa performs a sophisticated connection between inside and outside and offers spectacular views onto the old town of Marbach and the German national literature archive on the other side of the Neckar valley.

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Chaima Sadaissous · October 09, 2015

STP j ai besoin au plans sur autocad

jine · March 27, 2015

Im a student and rally liked this house.
Can i PLease have bit more information on this like..
Materials,charateristics and relevance.??

thiam · September 03, 2014

cest joli

Quang Chien Nguyen · July 22, 2014

So wonderfull :3

elham · July 05, 2014

I am studying architecture in Iran and i need some information and more details of this dupli casa house,i need accurate plans,sections and elevations.
can you help me??

rufio · November 06, 2013

Just a rendered external insulation system, it was in detail magazine if anyones interested, the lack of flashing is how it looks so clean imo.

victor · January 25, 2013

la casa de mis suenos :)

Spleen magazine · August 16, 2012
Bill Artidoto · August 09, 2012

Pero... pero... pero... que cosa/casa mas guapa =

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The best deconstruction house I&#39ve ever seen

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@jesskienle here!..

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Steve Lévesque · February 16, 2012

La maison du futur :

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Uncle Velderschmoink · November 05, 2011

I want this house!

Graham White · November 05, 2011

I want this house!

Dan Carter · October 18, 2011
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Alia Al A · September 04, 2011

remembered @turkait when i saw this! it&#39s soooo something he would design:D

Alexander Shaw · August 25, 2011

so animated! I'm just curious as to how it's constructed.

Tim · August 24, 2011

I have a feeling I would spend most of my days just walking around the house. Amazing.

Chaim Meir Tessler · August 12, 2011

check this house out -

Alexander Savelyev · August 03, 2011

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Nilufa Yasmin Boby · December 18, 2010

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Andrew Maynard · December 08, 2010

Chipperfield&#39s literaturmuseum der moderne exceeded. Marbach house unfortunately did not meet expectations

roy · August 03, 2010

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Gabriella Denizot · March 20, 2010

I think this is seriously amazing. I&#39d live here.

Marko Nikolic · January 19, 2010

ali tako bih ziveo ovde!

j · October 23, 2009

the interiors are much more interesting than the exterior

anavic · October 21, 2009

two words: too white

james: your apple product comment really made me laugh LOL true!

ZIED · October 21, 2009

an entire chearing fans fo this project, and i just cant get it, it looks ugly to me.

james · October 21, 2009

a house perfect for those who have always wanted to live in an apple product

Fabio · July 04, 2009

This house is inspiring to look at, BUT I dont know if I would like to live in it myself .. I feel I would get bored very quickly. Also, for such a dynamic formal language I was expecting the plan to be less rigid. Turned out to be a very regular home for me... with some tuning around the edges..

johnny · June 29, 2009

These are NOT renderings, anyone can see that.
Amazing project. I've shown this to many people and without exception the first word out of everyone's mouth has been, "Wow,"

Alexhe · June 24, 2009

what kind of material did they use for exterior wall, it looks so white and clean, and how to maintain?

anavic · October 21, 2009 07:23 PM

I guess it looks clean know, just done.

Ralf · May 31, 2009

Good design, but big and void spaces is a trend?

CMO ARCH · May 07, 2009

These are not renderings, I won't believe it! Beautiful spaces, and there is nothing wrong with looking at image...the question is how does the image make you feel. Cause in the end if you are standing there, you could care less what the process was, because you will see that same thing and feel that same thing. It's an incredible piece, built or not.

Nikanor · April 26, 2009

??? ?????!!!

asteriod · March 07, 2009

what can wo learn from this??

Philip · February 13, 2009

Stunning, how much to build?

ray · February 08, 2009

One or two shots are really impressive. the rest is ok, but the forms are very nice, little bit like paris in the 1980...

Joe · February 07, 2009

These are renderings. The interior shots are nice, but the exterior renderings aren't that impressive, except for maybe the grass.

CapreeK · February 07, 2009

Wow! Calling this a 'gorgeous home' is an understatement! Amazing photography by Mr. Franck as well!

klaas jan · January 27, 2009

very unreal! like a ufo.
nice details!

RS · January 27, 2009

Wasn't this posted before

Met · January 27, 2009

Looks more like a museum to me. Even interior renders shows that house features some excellent exhibition spaces.

How many people live in this structure? What kind of users are they? What about sustainability? If everyone would live in a houses like this, where would we be? We have chance here to see many successfull realisations of this kind ("exclusive") of housing, but this is not one of them.

Sublimed, great structure, great form, great spaces, wrong function.

Stan · January 27, 2009

We all love this eyecandy and these are some better photographs or more view than I have seen on other blogs. This is the first time I have been able to see certain things that make me sure this is not just a great 3d rendering. Still this is a triumph of surface treatment and detail. It would be a fascinating story to see construction process photos and details. It would further the cause of architecture. I doubt we will ever see such depth of reporting - even in Arch Record. It is a shame we focus on image and just image.

helen · October 21, 2009 11:46 PM

i agree. construction images would be amazing! the surfaces are flawlessly executed

cheese · January 27, 2009

so is this thing built?
i can never tell as there are never any people shown or any indication of it being renderings. ..

Joe · January 27, 2009

Somebody's Mommy didn't let her son play enough in the sandbox with the other kids when he was growing up.

Frix · January 26, 2009

amélie, j'ignore qui de toi ou du vintage-futur est le plus chiant; une chose est sure, tu as de quoi te défendre.

anavic · October 21, 2009 06:53 PM

What if you answer to this person in her language? I'm spanish, but as far as I understand English, I can write it as well ;)

amelie · January 26, 2009

Niemeyer did that better 30 years ago / Vintage-futur is so boring, so accademic as a new opus of postmodern / a

vision · January 26, 2009

a true classic.

Carlo · January 26, 2009

havent we seen enough lounge chairs and verner panton chairs?

Jeison · January 26, 2009

Agree on wondering about how it´s going to age. In fact, I wonder if this design won´t be dated soon...

sinse · January 26, 2009

You have to give them credit though. This is one of those projects that, against all odds, it ended up looking good.

modina · January 26, 2009

i dont mind

Contemporary Art · January 26, 2009

It's very dramatic, I like it. I wonder how it will age, though.--

Cesar Castro · January 26, 2009

I had a funny feeling about this house: I wasn't sure if the images were renders or real pictures. Seems as if the designer exagerate the artificial condition of the project throught the shapes and finishings.

Substance imitating the virtuality? I don't know, but I like it!

Olé · January 26, 2009

Yes please!

doodlepool · June 19, 2013 04:13 AM

Is this the house of the future in Woody Allen's 'Sleeper'. Where have you put the orgasmatron?


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