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House Strekov I / 3+1 architekti

  • Architects: 3+1 architekti
  • Location: Střekov castle, Czech Republic
  • Architects: 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička, Matěj Páral, Bruno Panenka
  • Area: 148.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička

Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička

From the architect. The project is located on the outskirts of the city, a transition between the dense built-up area of Střekov district and free landscape. This area contains a sparse mixture of cottages, cabins, permanent and temporary houses.

Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička
Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička

The site area has a long, steep garden, a grown orchard with apple trees, plums, cherries and a wide open view of the city in a valley, giving the place a unique and classy character.

Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička
Courtesy of 3+1 architekti / Pavel Plánička

Located in the lower part of the land is part of the orchard. While still reasonably accessible from the adjacent road, it is not in the shadow of large neighboring house.

Section
Section

Three mutually vertically shifted parts of the house mimic the steep terrain. Persons inside the house perceive the surrounding garden visually and physically. House is gently absorbed by the orchard with wood used as construction material, naturally linking between the house, garden and orchard given the situation.

Site Plan
Site Plan
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