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Single Family House / Wizja Architects

  • 01:00 - 24 November, 2010
Single Family House / Wizja Architects
Single Family House / Wizja Architects, © Wojciech Kryński
© Wojciech Kryński
  • Architects

  • Location

    Burów, Poland
  • Architects

    Wizja Architects
  • Lead Designer

    Stanisław Deńko
  • Project Team

    Łukasz Pióro, Ewa Idzikowska, Robert Koprowski
  • Interior Design

    Maria Łukasiewicz — Rudkowska
  • Area

    233.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

© Wojciech Kryński © Wojciech Kryński © Wojciech Kryński © Wojciech Kryński +22

From the architect. The house is situated in Burow, a village that lies in vicinity of Krakow, Poland. The site is placed on a south slope that is gently descending towards a valley, one of the characteristic features of the regional landscape.

© Wojciech Kryński
© Wojciech Kryński

The main idea behind the project, was to create a contemporary interpretation of a traditional single family house of the Małopolska region. In an attempt to achieve this, we have simplified the local building form, through a search for clear building edges. The façade materials were restricted to Siberian larch accompanied by glass. The retaining wall in the southern part of the site, was made from raw reinforced concrete.

© Wojciech Kryński
© Wojciech Kryński

One of the most noticeable building’s features is a 3,2 x 4,5 m window, that came from a clients desire to have a panoramic view from the living room on a distant airport, which enables watching airplanes start or land.

© Wojciech Kryński
© Wojciech Kryński
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