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Slight Slope Long House / I/O Architects

Slight Slope Long House / I/O Architects

© Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov + 24

Houses  · 
Targovishte, Bulgaria
  • architects Authors of this architecture project I/O Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    672.0 sqm
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2014
© Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

Text description provided by the architects. Single family house. Large living and dining space. Home office. One master bedroom. Two guest bedrooms. Large veranda space. Three cars garage.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The topography of the park environment around the house resembles a cavea of an antic theater. The long horizontal structure is facing the favorable sun orientation and the view in slight opposition of the slope. This way entering diagonally into the house the height of the spaces changes in relation to their grade of privacy. In the opposite direction and apart from the main progression are the guest rooms over the compressed space of the entrance and the garage.

© Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

The internal structure corresponds to the complementary space of the stairs-like veranda facing the park as well as to the terraced yards behind the house. The monolith appearance of the stone claddedfaçades and the oversized architectural elements, from one side and the perspective corrections of the front elevation from the other, modulate in an ambiguous way the scale of the large structure.

© Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

Sustainability

Passive sun shading in the summer. Clear glass for sun energy gain in the winter. Heat pump with ground-coupled heat exchanger for heating and cooling. Floor heating. Use of local stone. Low thermal conductivity envelope.

© Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

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Cite: "Slight Slope Long House / I/O Architects" 08 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/602515/slight-slope-long-house-i-o-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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