Contemporary Approach: Minimalist House With Unusual Shape in Germany

settembre 29, 2013

Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz designed +Energy House, a contemporary residence located in Farschweiler, Germany, that perfectly adapts to the irregular sloping land.  The unusual building line and the unusual roof shape define are the elements that define the house. The contemporary approach towards shaping and the materials make it stand out. The exterior is entirely paved with vertical laminated wooden panels. This makes it both, eco-friendly and welcoming. A wooden structure (or “wrapped” in wood) is less rigid than a concrete house. No glue was used in defining the house’s wooden exterior. The pollution-free construction was built from ecological building materials and it fits the passive house standard.

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