j. mayer h. architects: OLS house, stuttgart
j. mayer h. architects: OLS house, stuttgart j. mayer h. architects: OLS house, stuttgart
apr 03, 2013

j. mayer h. architects: OLS house, stuttgart

‘OLS house’ by j. mayer h. architects, stuttgart, germany image © david franckall images courtesy of j. mayer h. architects




a hillside home in suburban stuttgart designed by j. mayer h. architects seeks to maximize views of a nearby valley with a composition of filleted corners and sweeping curves, while also breaking with the gridded residential area replete with stock 1960’s housing developments. a deep, recessed balcony characterizes the sinuous concrete form and protects the home from solar heat gain thereby continuing an environmentally friendly building system that includes weathered zinc and solar panels.



the home is intended to maximize landscape views in an otherwise suburban areaimage © david franck



(left): a view of the fillet-edged central staircase (right): the bathroom continues a language of round corners and curvesimages © david franck






project info:



team: juergen mayer h., marcus blum (project architect), sebastian finckh, paul angelier, hugo reis, julian blümleclient: privatearchitect on site: ab wiesler + michael gruber, stuttgartstructural engineer: gunter kopp, leutenbach/ nellmersbachservice engineers: ib funk und partner, leutenbachbuilding physics: kurz&fischer gmbh, winnendenfunction: private house, near stuttgart, germanysite area: 891 m2building area: 306 m2total floor area: 488 m2number of floors: 3height of the building: 10,43 mstructure: reinforced concrete, brickroof: steelprincipal exterior material: eifs, glass, zinc, rooftilesprincipal interior material: wood, plasterboard, creative floor

  • Modern done right. But the track lighting over the bar, yikes!

    Dave says:
  • test please don’t publish it

    test says:
  • This is similar to Neill Denari’s work, right?

    Dan says:
  • For my point of view, the line which is connecting the interior organic design and experimental exterior style is too thin.

    Antonie says:
  • masterpiece, every his works!
    i love his works!

    j-braun says:
  • interesting interior but, for me, too heavy and very ugly outside.

    eduardo says:

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