arhitektura d.o.o.: the house behind the wall
arhitektura d.o.o.: the house behind the wall arhitektura d.o.o.: the house behind the wall
may 04, 2009

arhitektura d.o.o.: the house behind the wall

the house behind the wall by peter gabrijelčič of arhitektura d.o.o. image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.




located in the suburbs of slovenia is ‘the house behind the wall’ that was designed by peter gabrijelčič of arhitektura d.o.o., which sits on a narrow parcel of land. on one side, there is a chaotic settlement; on the other, we find the marshy plain of the barje landscape park, and an intertwining of meadows, fields and ditches, with a magnificent mountain rising in the background.


the new longitudinal house is conceived as a wall – a fence forming a secure atrium in the midst of the existing built environment. it enables its residents intimacy, and at the same time it offers a compromise with the co-existence of the widely divergent structures in the same area. the longitudinal wall, 40 metres long, has two functions. it marks the parcel boundary of the new house, sets its exterior margin – keeping out of sight the disorderly, inhabited side of the parcel – and at the same time, on the inside, accommodates a storage space running along its entire length. between the cabinet/wall and the rest of the house there runs a corridor illuminated by natural light from a long skylight. alongside the building, there is a range of functions, such as the entrance, kitchen, living room, bedrooms and workrooms.

the house behind the wall entance image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

the house behind the wall – living area image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

the house behind the wall – patio image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

the house behind the wall image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

the house behind the wall image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

the house behind the wall image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

the house behind the wall – floor plan image courtesy arhitektura d.o.o.

  • how many projects I have seen like this one. Is there any creativity left in architecture? All around the world we seem to be doing the same thing…. Just curious… I am not sure if the correct word is creativity.. But really why we keep seeing this type of projects popping all around the world..

    superchicharron says:
  • yes, its boring, pawson shigera ban do it better

    the epic cure says:

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