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  7. On the Shores of Lake Snagov / DOOI Studio

On the Shores of Lake Snagov / DOOI Studio

  • 01:00 - 20 December, 2014
On the Shores of Lake Snagov / DOOI Studio
On the Shores of Lake Snagov / DOOI Studio, © Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

© Cosmin Dragomir © Cosmin Dragomir © Cosmin Dragomir © Cosmin Dragomir + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Snagov, Romania
  • Design Team

    Daniel Ciocazanu , Adrian Timaru , Adrian Comarzan
  • Area

    2600.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

Text description provided by the architects. The property is placed on the shores of lake Snagov, caught on a narrow strip of land between the forest and the lake: an exceptional, yet discreet positioning. Given extremely precise specifications and requirements from the owner, the architects approached the project with inspiration and simplicity.

© Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

The starting point was the intention to offer that feeling of drifting, of opening up to the lake while also embracing the forest. Thus, the team constantly searched for ways of expanding the house through its surroundings, by voluntarily integrating these in the inner  space.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

The ground floor contains and favors the reception area, the living room and its “overhanging” terrace, facing an exceptional view of the lake, challenging the structural engineers in order to achieve an 11 m opening of glazing without any pillars or intermediate support.

© Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

The dining room is placed in front of a glazed facade with double height, for a full enjoyment of the immediate vicinity of the forest. In order to further potentiate this vicinity, the interior encompasses an attic wall fully covered in mirrors.

© Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

The fabrics of the interior decorations were chosen with great care, consulting the owner, who invested intelligently and generously in this project: noble Romano Bianco travertine slabs for the ground, Italian parquet, walls clad in finned rosewood and textured plaster.

© Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

The kitchen is clad in the solemn Macassar wood. The napage and interior lighting wear the signature of the master glassmakers from the Murano Island and of the renowned Catellean & Smith

© Cosmin Dragomir
© Cosmin Dragomir

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Cite: "On the Shores of Lake Snagov / DOOI Studio" 20 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/571696/on-the-shores-of-lake-snagov-dooi-studio/> ISSN 0719-8884
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