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House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten

  • 01:00 - 10 January, 2010
House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten
House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten, © Rene de Wit
© Rene de Wit

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From the architect. House KvD is located in the woods of Teteringen, close to Breda. Important, from the residents point of view, was to experience the green environment in a most intense way. This ambition has formed the main concept of the building: A house that feeds in between the trees, giving every arbitrary movement a surprising perspective on the forest. The square-shaped volume keeps you, while moving through the building, in constant contact with the environment.

© Rene de Wit
© Rene de Wit
© Rene de Wit
© Rene de Wit

The square, that’s partly lifted by piles, embraces an open courtyard on which the entrance is situated. The living rooms are located on ground zero, the bedrooms are lifted and provided with horizontal orientated windows. The framework, situated on the outside of the building, are filtering direct incoming sunlight and give a beautiful ‘cut out’ view of the forest. They also intensify the sculptural characteristic of the volume. The façade is made of vertically placed black stained wooden parts. The subtle details in combination with shape and material make the house modern, but also reserved in it’s afforested environment.

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Cite: "House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten" 10 Jan 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/45907/house-kvd-grosfeld-van-der-velde-architecten/>
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Chariot Suzazu · July 16, 2013

deyum dats one heckuva house!!!

Uros Smolnikar · January 03, 2011

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Naning Utoyo · January 22, 2010

House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten http://bit.ly/82c8L5

Kevin Parent · January 18, 2010

RT @FineProperties: House KvD http://ow.ly/XRdA via @archdaily <a beautiful modern house in the woods>

Nick Downes · January 18, 2010

House KvD http://ow.ly/XRdA via @archdaily <a beautiful modern house in the woods>

sullka · January 15, 2010

Nice house, it needs some serious landscaping though.

Th only thing I would have done differently is regarding room #11 (second floor) nistead of being enclosed by walls, might work better as and open library/studio overlooking the living room.

Vicok · January 14, 2010

AND I can`t view some pics, i think there is a problem with them last month! (I use different browses) Please, help me!!!

Raymond G Girard · January 13, 2010

The Dutch are masters at creating stunning, gorgeous, beautiful fenestration http://bit.ly/6tpPmy

Matt · January 13, 2010

The interior spaces really don't have any outstanding qualities. The starkness even seems to take away a bit from the experience of the surrounding forest.

TDA · January 11, 2010

yawn...

Chris Jack · January 11, 2010

RT @nicholaspatten: I&#39d Live Here: House KvD. http://bit.ly/7o6RYC

Nicholas Patten · January 11, 2010

I&#39d Live Here: House KvD. http://bit.ly/7o6RYC

NinaGazire · January 11, 2010

Incredible!!!RT @TRASHNESS: [arch] Living in the woods (The Netherlands) // House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten http://ow.ly/V3MW

Pedro · January 11, 2010

great! i can not view some pics, i think there is a problem with them!

dick.architekten · January 11, 2010

RT @archdaily: House KvD / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten http://bit.ly/7c4Ntr

thomas foral · January 11, 2010

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Oliver · January 11, 2010

great house ... love the views in the wood through the big windows ... fantastic!

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