BD Home / House Encounters + Studio Vincent Structure
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Within the quaint village of Bergen, a modest white villa from the Nineteen Fifties proved technically and structurally now not sound for up to date needs and calls for for dwelling. But, after its new occupants, a younger household had lived within the dwelling for quite a few weeks, the home proved to be so attribute that they determined to renovate and prolong it, fairly than demolish the home.
As a substitute, the design of BD Home grew to become a layered transformation wherein cultural heritage, sustainable transformation, and the wealthy pure qualities of the realm confluence. With its transformation and extension, BD Home has not solely been enlarged however has additionally been made future-proof, contributing to the bigger transformation of the countryside wherein the present housing inventory is turning into extra sustainable and tailored to altering needs and calls for for up to date dwelling.
The home is positioned between coastal dunes, a pine forest, and the open polder panorama. The extension embraces the present home and opens it up in the direction of the backyard, reinvigorating the sensation of dwelling within the forest. The mix of the present quantity and that of the extension creates a play between symmetry and asymmetry, the straight line and the curve. A stress that was already current within the structure of the unique home.
The primary ground with two loos, a playroom, bedrooms, and a visitor room is totally devoted to the kids for them to show it into their very own world. The wings with the lounge and the main bedroom are positioned on the bottom ground and prolong into the backyard. Within the curved veranda that connects these wings, a tree has been planted that pokes by the veranda roof giving form to the transition between inside and out of doors.
The edges of the veranda ground and cantilevering roof have been truncated by a digital sphere of which the center level sits on the heart of the backyard, embedding the villa each actually and conceptually within the panorama. The clear facade is fabricated from sustainably preserved Fraké wooden and its beneficiant sliding doorways and indirect home windows proceed the spatial enfilade of the inside into the design of the backyard, anchoring the brick constructing within the undulating panorama of maritime pines.
Each the present villa and the extension are materialized in brick, but they distinction in brick dimension, shade, and remedy, revealing the layers of time within the venture. The renovated white villa has been handled with white and anthracite-colored mineral paint. The extension, on the subject of the structure of Sigurd Lewerentz, is materialized in recycled darkish brown bricks, giving it, along with the huge joints, a strong look that over time shall be enriched by the traces of nature.