sharon neuman architects: house R
sharon neuman architects: house R sharon neuman architects: house R
jan 21, 2012
sharon neuman architects: house R

‘house R’ by sharon neuman architects, kfar yedidia, israel
image © amit gosher
all images courtesy of sharon neuman architects




israeli firm sharon neuman architects have completed ‘house R’ located in kfar yedidia, israel. surrounded by agricultural fields, the juxtaposed volumes maintain a strong connection with the landscape. the split level residence has open concept planning in the living areas, with views into the lot. a floating wall creates partial visual separation while providing a spot for the television. 

juxtaposed façade
image © amit gosher




the use of geometric volumes and voids are used to define the areas within the dwelling as well as add visual interest from 
an exterior perspective. this feature results in living spaces of varying heights and is used to separate one room to the next in an otherwise uninterrupted flowing of spaces. the cantilevered mass allows the garden to continue underneath, 
creating a pathway that is neither inside or outside. an integrated pergola gives shade for the outdoor kitchen which can be used all year around due to the local weather.

front entrance
image © amit gosher

partial wall separating circulation space and living room
image © amit gosher

spaces are defined by varying heights
image © amit gosher

view from living area into dining room
image © amit gosher

dining room and kitchen
image © amit gosher

view from upper level
image © amit gosher

illuminated at night
image © amit gosher

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1


cross sections 

diagram of façade concept 

diagram of plan concept 

project info:

location: kfar yedidia, israel
lot: 550 m2
built area: 205 m2
year of completion: 2011 

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