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House on Jested Ridge / Vladimír Balda, Jiří Janďourek

  • Architects: Vladimír Balda, Jiří Janďourek
  • Location: Proseč pod Ještědem, Czech Republic
  • Architect: Vladimír Balda, Jiří Janďourek
  • Mep Engineer: Lucie Baldová, Martin Pelc
  • Structural Engineer: Vít Hušek, Ladislav Pohl
  • General Contractor: Ing. Pavel Kuranda
  • Area: 165.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: Aleš Jungmann

© Aleš Jungmann © Aleš Jungmann © Aleš Jungmann © Aleš Jungmann

From the architect. The land plot with new building of the family house is located on the southern sid of the Ještěd Ridge with a beautiful view of the landscape. The  form corresponds with terrain relief and the land orientation towards cardinal points. The grand plan of the wide open V form splits the house into two masses. 

© Aleš Jungmann
© Aleš Jungmann

The social part of the house is situated in the western wing witha saddle roof – the timber building. The rest of the building is made of concrete blocks and has a green roof linked to the terrain. There, the bedrooms are located; the garage with the utility room is on the northern side. 


The wooden part is covered with timber coating; the roof has –slate-grey plates; and the concrete block part is realized as gauged brickwork, uncoated.

© Aleš Jungmann
© Aleš Jungmann
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