the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Atelier Stepan
  6. 2009
  7. Bamboo House / Atelier Stepan

Bamboo House / Atelier Stepan

  • 09:00 - 26 December, 2015
Bamboo House / Atelier Stepan
Bamboo House  / Atelier Stepan, © Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala

© Štěpán Vrzala © Štěpán Vrzala © Štěpán Vrzala © Štěpán Vrzala + 26

© Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala

Text description provided by the architects. The house is situated on a slightly sloping land in the residential part of Brno. It is inspired by this garden, its optical interconnection and the final lightness. It more or less ignores the surrounding modern development.

© Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala

It is built for the lifestyle of the residents and it is influenced by their relationship with both the tangible and spiritual values of the East. Basic compositional element is the horizontal.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

The concept of the house clearly separates individual functional levels and building trades. The house is composed by a confessed carrier construction and their lighter fillers.

© Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala

The carrier part consists of iron-concrete skeleton with pillars of square section supporting monolithic ceiling slabs, which are significantly excessed by consoled parts.

Cross Section
Cross Section
Longitudinal Section
Longitudinal Section

This cubic house with a total size of 10x20 metres is a one generation house with a double garage and facilities. The social part of the house is situated on the ground floor whereas the resting part is on the floor.

© Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala

The floor is walkable through with city views. Porches are around the walls of the house and they have proved to be a great residential element and the screen from the external environment.

The basic materials used are concrete, glass, black metal and wood.

© Štěpán Vrzala
© Štěpán Vrzala
Cite: "Bamboo House / Atelier Stepan" 26 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779095/bamboo-house-atelier-stepan/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments
© Štěpán Vrzala

捷克竹子住宅 / Atelier Stepan