the world's most visited architecture website
All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Vladimír Balda
  6. 2007
  7. Small House on a Hillside / Vladimír Balda

Small House on a Hillside / Vladimír Balda

  • 00:00 - 26 February, 2011
Small House on a Hillside / Vladimír Balda
Small House on a Hillside / Vladimír Balda, © Ales Jungmann
© Ales Jungmann

© Lubomír Fuxa © Ales Jungmann © Ales Jungmann © Ales Jungmann + 16

Text description provided by the architects. The house is constructed at the periphery of a suburban village. The housing development turns gradually into an open woody landscape here. The sloping shape of the plot and its unfavourable orientation to the north were decisive factors for the house shape and its internal arrangement.

© Ales Jungmann
© Ales Jungmann

The house block cuts into the steep northern slope. The height arrangement of the house enables barrier-free access to both floors directly from the ground level. The house opens to the south side thanks to the slope of its gabled roof.

© Ales Jungmann
© Ales Jungmann

Two bedrooms, sanitary facilities, a technical room and a storage room are located on the bottom floor. Most of the area of the upper floor is filled by the sitting room connected with the separated kitchen and tambour with the main entrance to the house. The house is heated by an electric boiler that is supplemented by a stove in the sitting room. Ventilation of all rooms is secured by a ventilation unit with recuperation.

© Lubomír Fuxa
© Lubomír Fuxa

View the complete gallery

About this office
Cite: "Small House on a Hillside / Vladimír Balda" 26 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/114065/small-house-on-a-hillside-vladimir-balda/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments
© Ales Jungmann

山坡小屋 / Vladimír Balda

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.