Home in Holsbeek / Parol architecten
Textual content description offered by the architects. A brand new household house is positioned on a sloped terrain in Holsbeek, Belgium on the sting of the forest with respect for its context, the encircling bushes, its orientation, and the completely different viewpoints. The constructing quantity is pushed into the terrain with the doorway, bedrooms, and toilet positioned on the bottom ground to maintain the rooms cool in heat climate circumstances. However they nonetheless have lots of daylight and views of the forest because of the positioning of the home windows.
The completely different dwelling areas are organized on the second ground with sights towards the forest on one aspect and the treetops on the opposite. The dwelling areas are oriented in direction of the south with a coated terrace on the finish overlooking the backyard. Giant protruding home windows on the edges intensify these lush views of the close by panorama and let nature play an necessary function within the design.
The home nestles itself on the plot, between the bushes, with no obvious entrance or again façade however a multi-angled quantity that interacts and creates a dialogue with its environment. It opens as much as completely different views and views with out making a battle in privateness.
Inside voids strengthen the inner relationship of the home and intercept the completely different angles which can be current within the constructing. Within the central void a sculptural, concrete staircase makes the connection between the 2 flooring and creates a view from the entrance of the home to the bushes within the again which amplifies the diagonal relationship on the location and inside the home. A smaller triangular void creates the chance to let pure gentle enter the hall behind the bottom ground.
The façade of the constructing is made from brownish brickwork with the massive home windows popping out of the façade and the smaller home windows extra recessed in order that extra depth and framed views are created. On the inside of the home, the principle supplies include concrete and wooden. Concrete for the flooring, uncovered beams, and the staircase, and wooden for the ground within the siting space, and the design of the kitchen.