Autofamily House / KWK PROMES

Autofamily House / KWK PROMES
  • Architects: KWK PROMES
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  990
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2012
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Autofamily House / KWK PROMES - Facade
Courtesy of Olo Studio

Text description provided by the architects. Autofamily house represents a new way of thinking about the entrance area in a suburban residence. We usually enter the house by a car, using the garage integrated in main solid. The main entrance is rarely used. Nowadays the cars are becoming cleaner and more eco-friendly, hence the idea emerged to include the garage into the representative entrance area. As a result, a new type of a family house emerged. In the Autofamily House the entrance area and the driveway get transformed into an unique multifunctional space and the moment of driving in the house become a pleasant experience.

Autofamily House / KWK PROMES - Image 3 of 29
Courtesy of Olo Studio
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Autofamily House / KWK PROMES - Windows
© Juliusz Sokołowski

The terrain is leveled in order to obtain two zones: the driveway space and the private garden. The driveway is left on the ground level and the house with intimate garden is lifted 3 meters above and separated by a retaining wall. As to comfort access to the building, in meaning of parking the car on the level of living room, a route connecting the two levels were designed. However, to avoid dividing the garden, the driveway is covered with a green roof and finished with walls serving as borderlines. The result is a tunnel emerging in the garden, becoming a house. The owner is an art collector so the tunnel is also used as a gallery of his paintings collection.

Autofamily House / KWK PROMES - Sofa, Table, Windows, Handrail
© Juliusz Sokołowski
Ground Floor Plan
Autofamily House / KWK PROMES - Image 18 of 29
Courtesy of Olo Studio

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Cite: "Autofamily House / KWK PROMES" 09 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/435825/autofamily-house-robert-konieczny> ISSN 0719-8884

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