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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Villa Řitka in Czech Republic by Studio pha

 
February 5th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Studio pha

The basic idea is a kind of enclosure of the building in and on itself, and the use of the sloping ground to divide the building into a two-storey main residential part on the upper part of the land and a lower building containing the garages and entrance hall further down the slope. The result is essentially a two-storey house with a flat roof, positioned atop the concrete “retaining wall” of the lower structure. The house’s plan is of “U”-shape, or equally it could be described as a rectangle with an interior atrium open on one side to the surrounding landscape. Inside the atrium is a small pool, which ensures for this space pleasant cooling, reinforced by the system of louvered blinds against the sun.

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

  • Architects: Studio pha
  • Project: Villa Řitka
  • Location: Řitka, Czech Republic
  • Realization: 2011
  • Area: 490 m2
  • Author: Jan Šesták, Marek Deyl
  • Cooperation: Filip Tomášek , Gabriela Fišarová, Eva Bukovská, Tomáš Trojan
  • Statics: Hana Gattermayerová
  • Photo: Filip Šlapal
  • Software used: Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, Adobe Photoshop

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

The flat roof is weighted down with tiles, forming a kind of terrace landscaping retaining surfaces of flower-boxes filled with vegetation. As a result, the structure appears – even seen from above on the access road – as an organic compact whole of pleasing appearance. In this way, the roof becomes itself a fifth facade.

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

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Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

Image Courtesy Filip Šlapal

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