Text description provided by the architects. The investor reconstructed two existing buildings. The houses are situated on the plateau beside the brook in the settlement Ljubno ob Savinji.
The inspirtion of the houses come from the idea to create the atmosphere of the boat on the sea.
In the first house are bedrooms. It is meant for private, introverted ambient. The house is built from traditional materials.
In the second house is living room and dining room. It is open, extroverted and is lifted from the ground level. It looks like a boat anchored in a green bay. The house is built from steel, glass, rheinzink, wood and slate.
The interior ambient is designed as part of the arhcitecture. Ambient shells are generic element, which through the repetition in different functional units offers us a rich sensual experience.
The exterior ambient is designed as fluctuation of the river. Paralel waves in front of the house create different ambients: wooden terraces, sweeming pool, (fish) pond, area with high river grass, green plot.
The architecture was nominate for the international architectural prise Piranesi 2009.