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  7. XV House / RS + Robert Skitek

XV House / RS + Robert Skitek

  • 01:00 - 6 January, 2012
XV House / RS + Robert Skitek
XV House / RS + Robert Skitek, © Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

© Tomasz Zakrzewski  © Tomasz Zakrzewski  © Tomasz Zakrzewski  © Tomasz Zakrzewski  +22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cracow, Poland
  • Project Team

    Robert Skitek, Robert Wilczok, Paulina Bełoniak, Michał Lisiński, Barbara Kotas, Dawid Marszolik
  • Structure

    PROBEX Marian Urbanik
  • Area

    475.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

   

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

The building is located near the old town of Cracow, in the calm district of detached houses, on the hill with beautiful view of Wawel and the mountains.

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

The investor's idea was that the house should be as high as possible because of the beautiful view, and preserve spatial relations between all floors with the largest as possible opening of the space.

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

The building stands on the highest point of the street - distinguished by Its cubic form and smooth white elevations, it is the dominant culmination of the surrounding architecture.

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

The shifting blocks are intended to reduce the relatively large optical cubature, whilst also reflecting the functional zones within the house.

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

A multipurpose space with beautiful views is located on the top floor, and the lower floor contains separate sleeping areas for children and parents. The main living area with the cabinet is on the ground floor, and finally the garage, the technical and the guest rooms are situated in the basement.

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

Just below the surface of the small garden is a swimming pool, sunlit from above. All floors are linked spatially, so that from all places there is easy contact with household members in different parts of the building. Even the private bathroom - a glass cube suspended in open space - allows for insight into other rooms, if the blinds are rolled up.

© Tomasz Zakrzewski 
© Tomasz Zakrzewski 

The interior is designed in a minimalist, cold style, with contrasting warm details in wood and stone. The cantilever stairs are based on the reinforced concrete beam, wchich with double pillar creates the dictinctive xv sign.

Cite: "XV House / RS + Robert Skitek" 06 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/197523/xv-house-rs-robert-skitek/>
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?ukasz Jezuita · July 27, 2012

XV House / RS + Robert Skitek http://t.co/Z6W5SeXr przez @archdaily

Michael · May 21, 2012

The XV House is a great example of spatial cubic dimensions shared with transparent and non-transparent surfaces http://t.co/ahTUOHgK

Punto arquitectonico · May 21, 2012

Muy buen proyecto como dicen uds. "Dobre."

Bogdan · January 12, 2012

What is this "thing" doing on archdaily? Is the architect 90 y old? was it done 60 years ago? the architect should be beaten to death whith bricks from this monster if this is actually compleated in 2011!!

up_today_arch · January 09, 2012

beautiful!!! nice style!

Darwin Mendoza · January 09, 2012

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Fumiya · January 08, 2012

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Sarah Heesterbeek · January 08, 2012

XV House / RS + Robert Skitek http://t.co/XlNfhK6o #architecture #design

Darwin Mendoza · January 08, 2012

XV House / RS + Robert Skitek http://t.co/LChILULg via @zite

ERLING BERG · January 08, 2012

XV House // by RS + Robert Skitek, Cracow, Poland - http://t.co/Q0PnmLOL #architecture #design

Eng Khalaf Aldawsari · January 08, 2012

“@archconnection: XV House / ????? ???? http://t.co/YubWnicx”
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karol · January 08, 2012

czy wie kto? mo?e na jakiej ulicy jest ten dom ?

norb · January 11, 2012 04:38 PM

Krakow, Wodociagowa street

Santi Maggio Savasta · January 08, 2012

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Felix · January 08, 2012

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Marília Matoso · January 08, 2012

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mario · January 07, 2012

Du?o si? dzieje w bryle. Ale ok.

Uki27 · January 07, 2012

Dobre.

Travel Writer · January 07, 2012

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Jérôme Détraz · January 07, 2012

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GR2TF · January 07, 2012

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