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daniel venneman and mark van der net: hermit's house
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nov 29, 2010
daniel venneman and mark van der net: hermit's house


the hermit’s house by daniel venneman and mark van der net
all photos by marcel de graaf

the ‘hermit’s house’ by daniel venneman and mark van der net of
the cloud collective, is a garden retreat that serves as a lounge,
guest room and exhibition space. with its jagged shape it distinguishes
itself from its surroundings while the interior remains usable, flexible
and intimate. with a kaleidoscopic experience of light, reflection and
views the design not only offers a rich inner world but also a fresh look
at the wide area.

the design was partially prefabricated and then transported to it’s
location, a garden located in the floodplains of the ijssel river near
deventer in the netherlands.

the project was constructed with a minimal amount of wooden, built out
of panels that are prefabricated. as the standard dimensions formed
the starting point of the design, material use, transportability
and its economy were optimized.


floor plan


exploded view


project info:

architects: mark van der net and daniel venneman of the cloud collective
completed: august 2010
area: 9m2 of floor space
total budget: 5000 euro’s
photos: marcel de graaf

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