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2 Sisters House / NRJA

  • 01:00 - 24 January, 2010
2 Sisters House / NRJA
2 Sisters House / NRJA, Courtesy of NRJA
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Langstini, District of Riga, Latvia
  • Project Team

    Uldis Luksevics, Martins Rusins
  • Structural Engineer

    Aigars Fridrihsons
  • General Contractor

    Abi Buve
  • Area

    1530.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of NRJA

From the architect. Building consists of two independent residential premises, based on reinforced concrete piles, forming covered external spaces.

second floor plan
second floor plan

First floor is a connecting space for entrance zone and rooms of common use.

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Courtesy of NRJA

The way these spaces are connected allows creating individual living environment and maximum isolation with a view to Langstini Lake.

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Courtesy of NRJA
Cite: "2 Sisters House / NRJA" 24 Jan 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/47215/2-sisters-house-nrja/>
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16 Comments

Architecture Topic · March 31, 2010

Architecture #Architecture: 2 Sisters House / NRJA... http://bit.ly/4p3E8t

Laís Conter · March 03, 2010

NRJA: No Rules Just Architecture http://www.archdaily.com/47215... 2 Sisters House

thomas foral · January 27, 2010

2 Sisters House / NRJA | ArchDaily - http://shar.es/aVXn4

Jake · January 26, 2010

2 sisters house....adorei http://ow.ly/16pBdO

Jimbo · January 26, 2010

It is red ...

Ppto · January 26, 2010

INCREDIBLE , AMAZING AND SURPRISING THE PLACE, EXCELLENT THE CONTRAST OF THE WORK WITH THE PLACE.... MY ONLY CRITIQUE IS .............THAT SPENDS BETWEEN THE AXES (AXLES) FIVE and SIX?

vesma · January 26, 2010

No Rules Just Architecture. LATVIA RULZ:) on www. archdaily.com http://www.archdaily.com/47215...

liangjf · January 26, 2010

I love much! I want the pho ,thanks.

g dehls · January 26, 2010

I love the 2nd floor living idea it makes for great views and keeps things private.

Nicholas Patten · January 26, 2010

I&#39d Live Here: 2 Sisters House. http://bit.ly/8RnBCK

Peter Newton · January 26, 2010

RT @archimania: RT @archdaily: 2 Sisters House / NRJA http://bit.ly/4VaCQw (this is a very beautiful thing!!)

Greg M Price · January 26, 2010

RT @archdaily: 2 Sisters House / NRJA http://bit.ly/4VaCQw (this is a very beautiful thing!!)

archimania · January 26, 2010

RT @archdaily: 2 Sisters House / NRJA http://bit.ly/4VaCQw (this is a very beautiful thing!!)

up_today_arch · January 25, 2010

Easy understandable idea, clear and professional. It is cheap, it's not a pite destroy this house after 50 yeas and build something new... And, it is fashionable now!

Modern Zen Architecture · January 25, 2010

I second that comment! It is absolutely critical to design affordable works of great architectural and design, so it can be enjoyed and taken advantage of in greater numbers. Personally, I find it very interesting to see economical designs that are modern, sustainable, green, and functional. Designs should adapt to the environment, complement them, etc, etc... McMansions and huge castles are ideas in another era that do not fit in our current world. You can be small, functional, green, modern, and unique at the same time--doesn't have to be a choice.

geeby · January 27, 2010 01:50 AM

Seriously get the feeling that you use the AD comment board to promote your practice?

Michael · January 25, 2010

I think it's great to see examples of (moderately) economical land use.
[Archdaily, I don't want to see ridiculously expensive, bloated single family houses on huge tracts of land!]
Looking at the layout of a single house, I think the architecture is fairly unremarkable, bordering on boring. But when put together, splayed and elevated the ensemble starts to get some sense of play and delight.
Painting the building red and photographing it in the snow was also a good move. It looks lovely.
I would like to see some interior shots though. I suspect it might be a tad dull, as the planning suggests....

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