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Freundorf Villa / Project A01

  • 01:00 - 18 February, 2014
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Freundorf Villa / Project A01
Freundorf Villa  / Project A01, © Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

© Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez +32

  • Architects

  • Location

    3441 Judenau, Austria
  • Project Architect

    Andreas Schmitzer
  • Design Team

    Andreas Schmitzer, Judith Schafelner, Eleonora Gallenzi
  • Project Area

    229.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photography

  • Garden Design

    Kramer und Kramer, Gartengestaltung
  • Construction

    Röhrer Bauphysik
  • More SpecsLess Specs

From the architect. On an exposed hillside, the plot is positioned as a solitary element. The large garden merges into the surrounding fields.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

The main body of the building consists of two offset elements projecting over the slope to the north and south. A high and open space is produced between the elements as a result of their horizontal movement, forming the entrance and central opening.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

The building, parallel to the street, consists of a basement, ground floor and first floor. The front terrace offers direct access to the garden area and pool.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

In the south-facing building is the children and guest area. North of the cantilever structure is the master bedroom with a terrace at the front.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

The main construction of the lower area is designed as a reinforced concrete construction. The floor structure rests on columns and is reinforced with a steel frame structure.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

The facades of the main structure of the building are preassembled with floor to ceiling glass. The visible exterior walls of the base are partly covered with Portuguese limestone. The roof is designed as a roof membrane, the protruding area in the north covers the entrance area.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

Inside dominate light colors and quality materials. The fireplace with a concrete block accent the open living room. The open staircase works as a two-level design and thus connects all areas of the house. On the first floor is a 40m2 spa with jacuzzi and dressing room, combining these two functions and offering a fantastic view.

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

The garden and pool is connected to the deck area and directly to the house.

Cite: "Freundorf Villa / Project A01" [Villa Freundorf / Project A01] 18 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <>
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vasanthi satarasinghe · February 23, 2014

Wonderful work.

Verw · February 20, 2014

Gonzalez is one of the top architectural photographers -always a pleasure to see her work

milutin djilas · February 19, 2014



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