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House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek

House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek

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Strzelce Opolskie, Poland
  • Architects: RS+ Robert Skitek
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  485
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Tomasz Zakrzewski
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Allplan, Reynaers, Wienenberger
  • Design Team : Robert Skitek, Jarosław Zieliński
  • Collaboration : Marcin Jamroż
  • Engineering : Marek Rewers
  • Interior Design : Agata Kokot
  • City : Strzelce Opolskie
  • Country : Poland
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House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
© Tomasz Zakrzewski

Text description provided by the architects. The building was built on a fairly large, flat plot of land in yet undeveloped area. The neighborhood, however, becomes denser quickly.

House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Exterior Photography, Facade, Windows
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House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Exterior Photography, Facade, Windows
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The composition of the building consists of several white, elongated boxes shifted against each other. They include not only rooms but also open voids. The resulting niches mostly finished with wood, create intimate, partially covered terraces. Thanks to this solution, it was possible to resign from external shading blinds, and rooms aren’t exposed to overheating during

House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Interior Photography, Facade
© Tomasz Zakrzewski
House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Interior Photography, Facade
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Ground floor plan
House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Interior Photography, Facade
© Tomasz Zakrzewski

the summer thanks to recessed windows. In one of the niches, the entrance zone with a carport is hidden. The others accompany the living quarters. On the ground floor, they open up to the day zone, the office, and the senior room. Upstairs, they open up to the bedrooms and children’s rooms. Thanks to them, each resident has its own private, open, covered space, separated from the others.

House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Interior Photography, Living Room, Sofa, Table
© Tomasz Zakrzewski
House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Interior Photography, Living Room, Sofa, Table, Door, Windows
© Tomasz Zakrzewski
House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Interior Photography, Dining room, Table, Chair, Countertop, Windows, Beam
© Tomasz Zakrzewski

The warm color of the wood emphasizes the niches and contrasts with the ascetic white of the building.

House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
© Tomasz Zakrzewski

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Cite: "House with Niches / RS + Robert Skitek" 05 Jun 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/962639/house-with-niches-rs-plus-robert-skitek> ISSN 0719-8884

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