adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
 

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape

designed in the krakow valleys of poland by adrian kasperski, this house is completely integrated into the eroded parts of the hilly landscape, formed by the small local water streams. the focal point of the project was adapting the building to the pre-existing natural environent, while protecting and preserving the rare plants and interesting rocks of the area. also, the architect wanted to make sure that the residents can enjoy the privacy and comfort of their home, in close proximity to nature.

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
a green roof covered with local vegetation
all images courtesy of adrian kasperski

 

 

when viewed from the western and southern parts of the valley, adrian kasperski‘s building is invisible, as the green roof is adjusted to the natural land inclination and fits in perfectly with the surrounding landscape. space between existing scarps and built walls is backfilled and contoured with soil obtained from the foundation works. the use of local materials, such as broken limestone, emphasizes the connection to the environment, but it also has ecological and economic reasoning, as it significantly reduces the carbon footprint and the cost of the entire construction.

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
the idea was the creation of a building integrated into the environment

 

 

the house includes a terrace, which is connected to the living room through large glass windows. thanks to this area, the building opens up to natural light and to an impressive view of the krakow valleys. the interior design features natural wood elements, and floorings in polished concrete. the plan seperates common and private areas, placing the bedroom on a different floor, for privacy. a wardrobe, and a bathroom are also added to the room. in addition, the layout incorporates a workshop space, designed as an art studio for the residents. 

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
facade covered by local materials – natural wood and jura limestone

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
intersection between the inside and the outside

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
terrace view towards the krakow valleys

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
living room area

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
view of the kitchen area

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
pictures from the plot visiting

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
ground floor plan

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
section

adrian kasperski weaves house into the hills of polish landscape
idea diagrams

 

 

project info:

name: landscape house 
architect: adrian kasperski
location: raclawice, lesser poland

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

  • It looks very similar to Villa Vals in Switzerland.

    Kamila

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