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Tenement House / DAM.architekti

  • 00:00 - 20 June, 2011
Tenement House / DAM.architekti
Tenement House / DAM.architekti, © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková

© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková © Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková +24

From the architect. The overall design concept was based on the box-of-bricks principle consisting of spatial units. The position of the vertical staircase dictated by the hall’s presence defines the layout type featuring an open horizontal corridor. 

section
section

There are sandwiched ´volumes´ between the layers of floor slabs, by their size corresponding with apartment units. 

© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková

There where the mass volume must be made less dense conforming it to the neighbouring buildings, where more natural light and air must be let in, where an untraditional open space must be created allowing contact between people, the bricks are left out.

site plan
site plan

As the flats on the top level are maisonettes, the body of the unit expands two storeys up crowning the whole composition. 

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plan 01

The flats are mostly of minimum size allowing lateral ventilation; due to their orientation to the south and generous glazing the flats enjoy plenty of natural light and sun. 

© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková

The ground-floor translucent glass façade is the same for both the recessed gym and the rest of the streetscape. 

© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková

The design is based on cheap materials with precise workmanship of details: the sandwich envelope covered by glass fibre concrete panels, galvanised steel, moulded glass blocks, timber window frames.

© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
© Andrea Thiel-Lhotáková
Cite: "Tenement House / DAM.architekti" 20 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/144315/tenement-house-dam/>
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Beatriz Rodrigues · July 02, 2011

i just love this project so much

architetende · June 24, 2011

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Martin Fazekas · June 21, 2011

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Milan Kramolis · June 21, 2011

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ariana roberts · June 21, 2011

parking's one of them. plenty of sunlight.
the rest?...

ariana roberts · June 21, 2011

some things here are good at least.

Antonio Lara · June 21, 2011

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