Anand Gangal is student of Architecture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. He is interested in video games and dancing, preferably not at the same time.
Broken House near Katowice, Poland by KWKpromes
June 27th, 2011 by Anand Gangal
Article source: KWK Promes arch. Robert Konieczny
The building is located on the outskirts of Katowice, near a forest, on land deteriorated by 4th category mining damage, where tectonic faults are a possibility.
Architects: KWK Promes arch. Robert Konieczny
Its structural design comprises rectangular solids contrasting with the ribbon-like structure which winds around them after it emerges from the ground.
It is the leitmotif of the building, combining a variety of functions: starting with the swimming pool to the living room with a fireplace and then to the bedroom upstairs.
A noteworthy feature of the ramp is elimination of stoops. Such a solution was achieved by bending the surface of the course, which made it possible to keep its outer edges straight, without bends typical for such structures.
Category: Sustainable Design