Building ShellUhlich Bau
Interior AccessoriesTischlerei Ehlert
Text description provided by the architects. A local dairy farmer, located close to Leipzig, wanted to enlarge his living space as the family ex-pected further offspring.
We established the extension as a one- story pavilion. Large openings enable the view into the garden. Depending on the weather the windows can be completely slided aside. Thus the spatial limits are set aside, interior and exterior converge.
The smoothly formed concrete facade of the cube contrasts the existing timber paneled house. The conjunction between existing building and extension was drafted as a „glass joint“ to detach the new building with a light gesture.
On the contrary the interior provides a warm and cozy atmosphere. Therefore walls, floor and ceiling were furnished with an oak facing.
A fireplace and an upholstered niche hidden in the wooden wall are facilities to withdraw from the everyday family life...