overtreders w: sliced stable overtreders w: sliced stable
jan 04, 2011

overtreders w: sliced stable

‘sliced stable’ by overtreders w in heeswijk-dinther, the netherlands all images courtesy overtreders w photographers: reinder bakker, tim eshuis

dutch studio overtreders w (reinder bakker and hester van dijk) has designed a temporary hospitality space on a former farm that is in the process of being transformed into a forest in heeswijk-dinther, the netherlands. ‘sliced stable’, true to its name, embodies the iconic silhouette of a barn with two of its four-sides left open to its surroundings. hosting a cafe and reading area, the project was realized for ‘the woods that see and hear‘ exhibition, a collective show which aims to respond to our relationship with the land.

open front during the day

the simple wooden structure leaves much of its components bare and unadorned, celebrating the transparency of the temporary design. partially wrapped in white plastic, the ‘sliced stable’ generates a communal space that encourages engagement with the site. a small, one-man lookout is placed to one side, playing serving in place the shape of a chimney. featuring a long dining table, reclaimed seats, and an operating bar, the pavilion acts as a natural gathering space for visitors of the event.

front elevation

back covering

(left) ladder up to the look-out (right) view of the perforated design

communal dining table

(left) bar (right) detail of skin perforation

pavilion in use

at night

stop motion video of the set-up

  • love it!!!!

    ginny s says:
  • Cool! Great concept. Now to make one that is able to be broken down and transported d;-)

    Jetwax says:
  • Nice and simple [url=http://experiencingarchitecture.com/2010/03/02/prospect-and-refuge/] prospect and refuge [/url] creation

    sevir says:

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