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  7. GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti

GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti

  • 00:00 - 3 May, 2013
GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti
GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti, © Sandro Lendler
© Sandro Lendler

© Sandro Lendler © Sandro Lendler © Sandro Lendler © Sandro Lendler + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia
  • Project Architects

    Aleksandra Duka and Vedran Pedišić
  • Budget

    100,000 Euro
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

      Purpose and location of the building

      The aim was to create a flexible residence with two bedrooms by redefining the archetypal idea of a family house.


      The basic demands were to enjoy the view from the most parts of the house and the possibility of using the outdoor spaces throughout the year for activities such as dinner and childrens play.

      © Sandro Lendler
      © Sandro Lendler

      GV-17 is one of the four different types of  houses that constitute the Sport resort of St. Martin. Surrounded by an orchard,  the site enjoys an ability of amazing views (towards the thick forest...).

      Concept and morphology of the building

      The concept was to start from the simplest idea of the house and rotate the upper part. By doing so the architects formed an "L" shaped elevation which accentuated the entrance and covered part of the terace on the ground floor.

      © Sandro Lendler
      © Sandro Lendler

      The ground floor is divided into two levels following the smooth slope of the terrain overlooking the landscape below. The first floor consists of two bedrooms and a study gallery in between which opens to the terace on the west. Considering the orientations, the simple planning creates clean, elegant and functional internal living spaces 

      © Sandro Lendler
      © Sandro Lendler

      Construction and material

      The exterior walls of the building are made of 20 cm brick and concrete and a 20 cm termoisolation layer. On the ground floor the walls are colored in white as a contrast to the dark cement plates on the upper facade. The roof is covered with the same dark panels which adds a final touch to the design of the house.

      Exploded Axon
      Exploded Axon

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      Cite: "GV-17 House / SANGRAD + AVP Arhitekti" 03 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884