Jelenovac Residence / DVA Arhitekta

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Zagreb, Croatia
  • Architects: Dva Arhitekta: DVA Arhitekta - Tomislav Ćurković, Zoran Zidarić
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  400
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Robert Leš

Text description provided by the architects. The Jelenovac residence site is situated on the junction of two streets, surrounded by family houses and the Zagreb city park Jelenovac on the front. Newly build house opens itself towards the attractive part of the terrain, greenery, views.

Jelenovac Residence / DVA Arhitekta - Windows
© Robert Leš

The house is positioned in a way that enables forming of a smaller garden which serves as a tampon zone between the traffic and big garden. The terrain slope generates house pedestal which comprises secondary facilities; the outside spaces, the entrance. Floor plan follows the geometry of the site and divides itself in two parts.

Jelenovac Residence / DVA Arhitekta - Windows, Facade
© Robert Leš

The middle volume contains spiral staircase cladded in wood, who's sculptural form of curved surfaces corresponds with the orthogonal system of the house in an unusually soft manner, making the element a center piece of interior.

Jelenovac Residence / DVA Arhitekta - Stairs, Handrail
© Robert Leš

Decomposing of the volumes originates in function. In a larger volume all living spaces are placed, while the smaller one comprises additional utilisable spaces. The smooth white facade in contrast with dark openings creates dinamics and elegance of the facade. Glass fences allow undisturbed views towards the beautiful scenery.

1st floor plan

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Cite: "Jelenovac Residence / DVA Arhitekta" 22 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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