the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Croatia
  5. AVP Arhitekti
  6. 2012
  7. House 2P / AVP Arhitekti

House 2P / AVP Arhitekti

  • 00:00 - 18 November, 2012
House 2P / AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
  • Architects

  • Location

    Zagreb, Croatia
  • Authors

    TANJA GOLEŠ, VEDRAN PEDIŠIĆ
  • Team

    HRVOJE DAVIDOVSKI, MLADEN HOFMANN, GORDANA GREGURIĆ MIOČIĆ, ERICK VELASCO FARRERA
  • Structure

    ALEN BATISTA
  • Mechanical Installation

    GORAN TOMEK
  • Electrical Installation

    MARIJAN MARCIJUŠ
  • Area

    500.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012

Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti + 19

Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti

Text description provided by the architects. The task is to design a house for two families which will be located on a very valuable and exclusive city location. This site challenges our approach by its own configuration: a very steep plot which is set between Ilica Street (a historically important street) and the elite Hercegovačka street.

Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti

The house is designed on a narrow plot oriented north-south, within a cramped built perimeter, structured by buildings of diverse size and shapes. The layout is determined by the site topography and the designer's approach to divide the house into two residential units.

Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti

The main idea was to conceive a house that can be read as a single object, despite its functional layout (two residential units, garage, technical facilities, etc.) Thanks to all these characteristics, the house answers the configuration of the site by adapting itself to the layers of the site and connects the residential areas with the external ground on different levels. Thus, the interior spaces have their own privacy. The house has different view angles according to the point of view. From Hercegovačka Street the project seems to be a low object that frames the panorama of the city of Zagreb. On the other hand, the view of the house from the French Republic square gives the impression of a large object which meanders along the topography behind the historical facade of Ilica.

Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti

The house is an energy-efficient project. The heating-cooling system is solved by inner-wall and floor conducts which function thanks to heat pumps located on the site.

Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Courtesy of AVP Arhitekti
Cite: "House 2P / AVP Arhitekti" 18 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/294221/house-2p-avp-arhitekti/> ISSN 0719-8884