KMA architects unites house on the line of the horizon
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oct 14, 2013
KMA architects unites house on the line of the horizon


KMA architects unites ‘house on the line of the horizon’
all images courtesy of KMA architects

 

 

 

polish studio KMA architects has recently shared with us their new home, a detached villa with an intriguing contour and perfectly white, smooth walls as a piece of an unusual world in the suburbs of wrocław, poland. the edges of the roof were outlined with a robust line composed of three parts displaced along the ground plane, but positioned one against another to appear connected. a precise contour of the building has become an inherent part of the horizon. glass panes, dazzling whiteness of walls and smoothness of the concrete complement the landscape. huge glazing adds lightness to a compact mass and enables sunlight to permeate the interiors.

 

 


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the axis which organizes the plan of the whole building is an open and bright space of the living room and dining room. the latter extends to the terrace when the panoramic windows are parted, and the floor plane continues outdoors. a partially glazed corridor leads to four bedrooms. at the end of this passage there is a swimming pool. its enormous sliding windows guarantee sufficient amount of daylight and provide a picturesque view of the garden. in summer these two spaces fully merge in light and effortless elegance. having avoided any ostentation it was possible to create a space that emanates peace, harmony and the discreet charm of luxury.

 

 


front view

 

 


white walls and greenery

 

 


garden and swimming pool

 

 

project info:

 

carried out: 2011-2013
location: near wrocław, poland
usable floor space: 610 square meters
architects: łukasz kabarowski, anna misiura, katarzyna solarczyk (KMA kabarowski misiura architekci)
photographs: krzysztof smyk

 

 

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