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[KO]mic / synn architekten

  • Architects: synn architekten
  • Location: Gainfarn, Bad Vöslau, Austria
  • Architects: synn architekten
  • Director In Charge: Bettina Krauk
  • Collaborator: Petra Riegler
  • Structural Engineering: Dipl.-Ing. Peter Spitzer
  • Project Area: 125 sqm
  • Area: 1405.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2007
  • Photographs: Manfred Seidl

© Manfred Seidl © Manfred Seidl © Manfred Seidl © Manfred Seidl

From the architect. This simple summerhouse built for a collector is situated amongst numerous old trees on a property near Vienna. Offering a lot of storage space and areas for presentation of paintings, books and comics, this distorted cube acts as a small museum.

© Manfred Seidl
© Manfred Seidl

The irregular placement of the windows transports the idea of a showcase, framing certain views into the garden. They are located at the end of pathways or visual axes.

© Manfred Seidl
© Manfred Seidl

By raising the height of the livingroom oriented to the garden, consequently the fully glazed bay situated directly above deforms the cube.

© Manfred Seidl
© Manfred Seidl
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