This unusual house in the Netherlands resembles little of the usual forms. residential buildings, but despite this, it seems very comfortable and interesting. It was designed by Mark Köhler on the island of Terschelling (Netherlands). Its base is the chimney of a wood stove around whose rooms are located. The shape of the structure promotes free circulation of heat thanks to what the comfortable temperature. The staircase and chimney combine three levels, on the first (in basement) of which personal spaces are located, on the second and the third – living room, kitchen and observation deck. Abundant glazing that runs through the entire facade allows light walk around the house freely. Thus, in each room is created its own atmosphere and connection with the landscape.
In order to integrate architecture into the environment, everything materials used were selected based on colors and textures landscape. Sand, native vegetation, driftwood, which are usually located on the coast, served as an inspiration for the architect. His the facade is covered with red cedar. Since wood tends to age over time, the house will change color. Together with nature it will also change depending on the season: getting dark in season rains, and in summer weather will shine in the sun.
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