Raute Römerberg / Moser und Hager Architekten
The duty. The park-like website with its historic bushes was to change into the constructing website for a younger household’s dwelling. Surrounded by historic villas, all these concerned give attention to the accountability related to the location and persevering with to construct in an city context.
Idea. The event of the vacant constructing plot closes a niche in a row of villas from the flip of the century. The historic properties on Römerstrasse on the native hill in Linz had been all constructed round 1905 and correspond to the identical constructing sort: a stable base, the doorway space as a protruding element or bay window, and the façades enriched with ornamental decorative parts.
The residential constructing is an analogy and homage to the neighboring villas. Their typology serves as a design useful resource. It’s the reinterpretation of a typology that represents a proper condensation of the mandatory. The bottom is calm and closed on the road facet, the doorway is about again within the type of the bay window – an enclosed courtyard creates distance from the road. The higher story sits on the stable base within the type of a rhombus as a decreased, large-scale ornamental aspect.
On the backyard facet, the constructing opens out onto a cut-in terrace. Massive folding doorways join the outside space with the dwelling house to supply a view of the previous orchard.
Implementation. The bottom ground is a large building to permit for a later extension. The higher ground is a timber body building with a traditional saddle roof. The rhombic form is all-around created by the mullion and transom façade with triangular glazing.
The dwelling space on the bottom ground contains a beneficiant, steady room quantity. The crimson field wall is positioned because the “spine” and creates zones of house. Along with the technical infrastructure, it homes the tall cupboards of the kitchen, and serving rooms and separates a studio space.
On the higher ground, the bedrooms are organized in a compact house. To the west, the rhombus covers a part of the flat roof as a terrace space shielded from the climate and views. The low-energy home is heated by geothermal vitality.