martin möstbock: my cousin's house
martin möstbock: my cousin's house martin möstbock: my cousin's house
mar 14, 2012

martin möstbock: my cousin's house

‘my cousin’s house’ by martin mostböck, oberpullendorf, austria
all images courtesy of martin mostböck

‘my cousin’s house’ is a single family residence and garden oberpullendorf, austria by wein-based practice martin mostböck.
the zigzagged roofline creates clerestory windows which are placed to encourage and control ventilation within the living spaces,
contributing to its status as a passive structure. reinforced concrete serves as a thermally efficient building material while
solar collectors generate the home’s heat and hot water sources. the 150 square meter dwelling includes an office,
terrace and carport. the internal organization is derived from the movement of inhabitants in accordance with the sun and moon.

view from street

entry path

view from sidewalk


elevated perspective of front door and entry

rear facade

elevated perspective of rear facade

view from garden

during winter

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1




  • Building theories of modern humans and for the convenience of cohabitation with nature

    elhoussany says:
  • Nice construction but where are the indoor shots?

    emedoble says:

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