Eclipse house / I/O architects

Eclipse house / I/O architects

Eclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, FacadeEclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade, GardenEclipse house / I/O architects - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Table, ChairEclipse house / I/O architects - Interior Photography, Kitchen, ChairEclipse house / I/O architects - More Images+ 23

  • Architects: I/O architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  805
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2019
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Assen Emilov
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Reynaers Aluminium, Erco, Basalte, Bulthaup, Dekko, EDRA, OLIVARI, Rexa Design, Rimadesio, Sattler, Trox, VMZINC, Vola, Warrema, XAL
  • Lead Architects : Viara Jeliazkova, Georgi Katov
  • Engineering : Neo Desk, Petar Chernev
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Eclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade, Garden
© Assen Emilov

Text description provided by the architects. Utterly introvert, this house is located on the last plot of a desired neighbourhood in the outskirts of Sofia, Bulgaria. The complexity of the program confronts the size of the site thus determining the tree structure of the house. Each of the three stories differs in both size and concealment strategy.

Eclipse house / I/O architects - Interior Photography, Stairs, Windows
© Assen Emilov
Eclipse house / I/O architects - Interior Photography, Bedroom
© Assen Emilov

The vastest first story is underground yet naturally lit and directly connected to the street and the garden. The compressed and mostly open ground floor together with the small garden is hidden behind the hedge.

Site plan

The privacy and sunlight of the large upper floor are meticulously controlled by big scale sliding panels. Only the simple hovering pigmented zinc volume and the blind entrance are exposed to the street while the rest of the complex structure remains unrevealed.

Eclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Assen Emilov

The spaces inside are integrated around the light of the central atrium and pierced by unexpected space connections. The reflective roof of the deep veranda brings back garden view to the interior.

Eclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
© Assen Emilov
Eclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
© Assen Emilov

The linear underground space of the swimming pool has visual and physical contact with the garden while the bright garage is connected to the rest of the house through an under-stair periscope space.

Eclipse house / I/O architects - Exterior Photography, Facade, Garden
© Assen Emilov

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Cite: "Eclipse house / I/O architects" 14 Jan 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/931805/eclipse-house-i-o-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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