basarch: hunting lodge on a game preserve
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apr 08, 2013
basarch: hunting lodge on a game preserve


‘hunting lodge on a game preserve’ by basarch, lednice na moravě, czech republic
image © lukáš pelech
all images courtesy of basarch

 

 

 

along the river thaya in the czech republic, a floodplain hosts a natural forest and game preserve, with a newly constructed hunting lodge by local practice
basarch. constructed of reinforced concrete block clad in a stone gabion wall, the building sits partially covered by an elevated terrain. views open up
across the countryside with windows that puncture through the thick stone envelope. located in a flood zone, the main level is raised 70 cm off the ground
to account for rising water levels, topped by the extended ground plane on the green roof. the continuous roof slab folds to form a skylight in the main
salon that allows natural light to flood the primary gathering space and hearth. chopped firewood pieces are stacked to become part of the facade itself,
lending to a palette of natural materials that strengthen the project’s relationship to the site. over time, the green roof grows as an indiscernible natural
terrace over a stone plinth the emerges from the landscape. the one-storey edifice contains three bedrooms and accompanying amenities, the salon with
retractable glass doors that communicate with the exterior patio, a kitchen, and several prep and storage rooms.

 

 


front elevation
image © pavel bainar

 

 


covered patio at the salon looks out over the fields
image © lukáš pelech

 

 

full article here

 

 

project info:

 

 

location: lednice na moravě, czech republic

building area: 230 m2

project architect: hana bainarová, basarch
photographer: lukáš pelech
materials: reinforced concrete, stone gabions, timber

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