bernardo bader: haus im feld bernardo bader: haus im feld
apr 05, 2011

bernardo bader: haus im feld

‘haus im feld’ by bernardo bader, sulz, austriaimages courtesy of bernardo bader architects / © adolf bereuter

austrian studio bernardo bader has completed ‘haus im feld’, a country home located on the outskirts of sulz in austria. situated in a transitional area of cultivation for an agricultural greenbelt, the single family dwelling sits surrounded by heavily trafficked paths that lead visitors to the nearby frutz river.

front facade

the structure, composed of austere lines and a delicately uneven gable roof is neutral in form with its visual force lying in the bold but simplistic arrangement of vertically applied wooden slats. transparent and impermeable surfaces clad the unit, slightly exposing light and activity which happen within the dwelling.

side elevations

designed as a closed and inaccessible volume, the house features a simple four-winged plan that encircles and forms a private courtyard. extending the full height of the home, the internal void cuts through the roof, fully integrating interior and exterior environments. inside, homogeneous spaces treated in light wood create warm and minimal environments which appear to seamlessly flow in from the garden.


looking into courtyard from above

courtyard looking into kitchen

kitchen and dining

dining and living room


back facade at night

  • Aalto!

    juju says:
  • Beautiful in pictures, but I would never live there

    Tom says:
  • Bader makes wood look colder than marble

    Tom says:
  • I would love to live here

    dbkii says:
  • Schön, Schön! It fulfills the design criteria and with some trees, vegetation surrounding it, will soften exterior look. Interior a delight for the occupants d;-)

    Jetwax says:
  • Beautiful design. But quite paradoxal to have a house completly closed to the natural environment who seems to be interesting. Personaly it is a concept who must go in a difficult outdoor context (industrial etc).

    Marie says:
  • Hola buenos dias, cuantos metros de construcción tiene esta hermosa casa…??? Gracias
    mi email [email protected]

    Diyadira says:

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