Ljubljana, Slovenia – Bevk Perovic Arhitekti
Project Year : 2005
Developed Area : 190 m2
Photographs : Matevž Paternoster
Casa SB is not your archetypal Slovenian family house. Located in the outskirts of suburban Ljubljana, this house is a stand out for its design.
The land is the last available plot. Being at the periphery of the settlement, its north side faces the forest. The house, therefore, acts as a ‘bridge’ between nature and the frenzied suburbia.
The house is designed as a patio with wings, like a bird openly embracing its surroundings. However, its street-side façade looks almost aloof and unsociable. Built as a fence, the house keeps the outside where they belong – outside.
The entire house is clad in plain timber planks. All else that are unnecessary had been excluded. This simplicity in design gives Casa SB its architectural strength.
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Another house with a slightly similar design structure is LA House…