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  7. A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti

A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti

  • 03:00 - 30 June, 2016
A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti
A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti, © Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

© Tomáš Rasl © Tomáš Rasl © Tomáš Rasl © Tomáš Rasl + 23

© Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

Text description provided by the architects. A prototype of a family house is built in a former granite quarry in Posázaví.

The purpose of this built project is to check structural, typological, and user qualities of the prototype. 

© Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

The house is located on the edge of a rock above a lake. The project preserves grown trees, emphasizes the view to the water, and allows access to the meadow in the middle of a forest.

Sketch
Sketch

A simple cubic mass 15x15x4 m contains interior spaces formed in a more complex manner.

© Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

Organically moulded labyrinth of the interior habitable space allows more day- and sunlight, vistas out and through from the depth of the layout.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

The house hovers over the landscape, it is not founded traditionally. A steel load-distributing modular raft is bedded on existing granite blocks – remnants of former mining. A 2x4 timber frame is erected on the raft. The roof structure is nailed trusswork. The roof is flat finished with extensive green. The façade is ventilated made of lumber. Windows are aluminium.

© Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

A sliding glass wall provides for connecting the living area with an outdoor terrace on the meadow.

Exploded Axonometric
Exploded Axonometric

The interior is monochromatic using different shades of white – a neutral frame for colours of the forest at different periods of a day and year.

© Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

The house is a DIY type.

It can be taken into pieces, it may disappear without a trace left.

© Tomáš Rasl
© Tomáš Rasl

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Cite: "A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti" 30 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/790427/a-prototype-of-a-family-house-a69-architekti/> ISSN 0719-8884
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