Hof B Home / Moser and Hager Architekten
Historical past. Courtyard B is a basic sq. courtyard in its typology. It delights the viewer with its exact ridge, eaves, and facade traces, its equally excessive components of the constructing, and its hipped roof panorama throughout. In its 200 years previous historical past, the essential construction and exterior look of the courtyard have hardly modified. Functionally talking, the previous predominant home makes up the basic a part of the courtyard going through north, clockwise adopted by the cow and pig stall, the threshing flooring, and eventually, connecting the gateway with the previous predominant home, a vault that closes the courtyard in direction of the residential wing.
Activity. The farmyard, which was vacant for a very long time, ought to be tailored for residential functions. The intention was to protect the unique character of the sq. courtyard, regardless of altering the important thing features of the rooms.
Idea. The pristine originality of the courtyard appeared like a invaluable treasure that we needed to protect and protect. The inherent qualities and traits of every space have been emphasised so they may unfold their authentic aesthetics. A cubic single-story corpus on the threshing flooring contrasts the cautious and conventional renovation. Its glass and mirror surfaces elicit an unreal feeling. Solely at second look, the reflective fixtures and fittings reveal home life. This creates a delicate interaction of up to date structure within the context of a historic constructing.
Implementation. The substance of the previous constructing was fully refurbished, additionally underpinning the prevailing foundations. The dice was inserted into the prevailing constructing as a wood body development with a ventilated facade. The power provide follows a accountable use of sources. An air warmth pump is used for heating, photovoltaic parts present energy, and wastewater is discharged right into a communal sewage remedy plant.