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 flooring to maintain the rooms cool in heat climate situations. However they nonetheless have plenty of daylight and views of the forest because of the positioning of the home windows.
The completely different residing areas are organized on the second flooring with sights towards the forest on one facet and the treetops on the opposite. The residing areas are oriented in direction of the south with a coated terrace on the finish overlooking the backyard. Massive protruding home windows on the perimeters intensify these lush views of the close by panorama and let nature play an necessary position 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 are 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 positioning and inside the home. A smaller triangular void creates the chance to let pure mild enter the hall behind the bottom flooring.
The façade of the constructing is product of 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 primary 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.