Family House In Kraluv Dvur / OV-A

© Tomas Soucek

Architects: OV-A
Location: , Czech Republic
Head Architects: Jiri Opocensky, Stepan Valouch
Structural Engineering: Jan Pohl
Completion: 2009
Site area: 1212 sqm
Built area: 225 sqm
Total floor area: 188 sqm
Photographs: Tomas Soucek

© Tomas Soucek

Location

A newly developed sloping plot at the edge of the town

Assignment

A single-story house for a family of five, with an unfenced garden and a layout with bedrooms in close proximity to the common living area

© Tomas Soucek

Architecture

A single-story house built over a square ground plan, without a cellar and with a flat roof, three bedrooms with amenities facing to the north and delineating the common living area with extends to the exteriors through roofed terraces, the facade, with its glazed walls, are covered by larch wood shutters witch can be used to create further rooms, the house works as a gazebo providing views of the valley and the wooded slopes opposite

© Tomas Soucek

Constructions and technologies

The load-bearing construction of the timber frame house consists of I-beams, thermal insulation of mineral wool and wainscotting, the flat ventilated roof is covered with a PVC foil with a layer of pebble rock on top, the facade system is composed of glazed walls in aluminum frames, terraces are from tropical wood, jatoba was chosen material for he interior industrial strip flooring.

Cite: "Family House In Kraluv Dvur / OV-A" 10 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=198278>

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