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Forest House / Primus architects

  • 02:00 - 16 October, 2015
Forest House / Primus architects
Forest House / Primus architects, © David Bülow
© David Bülow

© Stamers Kontor © Stamers Kontor © Stamers Kontor © Stamers Kontor + 23

© Stamers Kontor
© Stamers Kontor

Text description provided by the architects. The site is a long, slender plot facing the edge of a forest.  The diagonal offers view of the heath.

© Stamers Kontor
© Stamers Kontor

The clients wanted to shut the house off to the adjacent buildings in order to  have an exclusive experience of  the forest.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

They wanted the house to create a spatial frame for large dinner parties and at the same time provide intimacy. The section is an interpretation of the local building regulations in order to create maximum ceiling height and natural light.

© Stamers Kontor
© Stamers Kontor

The facade is a lapped cladding in solid oak boards treated with iron sulfate, which protects the wood and creates the weathered surface.

© Stamers Kontor
© Stamers Kontor

The furnishing of the interior is created by the skewing of the plan, which creates hidden storage space and a hidden entrance covered by oak panels.

© Stamers Kontor
© Stamers Kontor

The floor is polished concrete with built-in heating.

Interior walls are made from wooden boards of slightly different thickness, creating a tactile surface that catches the light.

© Stamers Kontor
© Stamers Kontor

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Cite: "Forest House / Primus architects" 16 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/775286/forest-house-primus-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884

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