[KO]mic / synn architekten

© Manfred Seidl

Architects: synn architekten
Location: Gainfarn, Bad Vöslau,
Director in Charge: Bettina Krauk
Collaborator: Petra Riegler
Structural Engineering: Dipl.-Ing. Peter Spitzer
Site Area: 1,405 sqm
Project Area: 125 sqm
Project Year: 2006-2007
Photographs: Manfred Seidl

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.

ground floor plan
second floor plan

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

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

Cite: "[KO]mic / synn architekten" 01 May 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 29 May 2015. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=57876>