ukrainian architecture firm sergey makhno architects proposes its latest project, the minimalist ‘rose house’, nestled deep in the ukrainian mountains. according to makhno, ‘the name rose came from the blooming red walls.’ 

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the statue situated on the pool’s surface is created by ukranian artist nazar bilyk, ‘rain’ (2010)

 

 

sergey makhno’s project is a guesthouse made of concrete, weathering steel, glass and water. as a result of its clean cut silhouette, the 160 sqm building may seem uncomplicated, however it contains a plethora of sophisticated elements. the sleek steel exterior is subtly immersed in nature, whilst the interior is open and inviting due to the implementation of floor-to-ceiling windows. additionally, the architects created an artificial pool making the water a material of the same importance as the concrete, glass and steel found in the house’s construction.

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 the façade facing the water is made up of ceiling length windows

 

 

the architects created an artificial pool making the water a material of the same importance as the concrete, glass and steel found in the house’s construction. the layout is designed as a freely flowing space with transforming functional zones — the tenant has the possibility to convert spaces by moving or erecting walls.

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the project blends in with its environment 

sergey makhno rose house designboom rear-view of the rose house

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the house is made up of predominantly earth-toned colors

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the flat surfaced pool makes the house look unilinear 

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the many windows allow the house to be sunlit throughout the day

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a close-up of the pool amidst its surrounding nature


draft of the rose residence

 

 

project info:

 

type: private residence
year: 2017
area: 160 sqm
architects: sergey makhno and alexander kovpak
bronze and glass sculpture: ‘rain’

  • A zone of peace in an unsettled area. Very well done. Good one.

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • A very poetic design. Creates feelings within the viewer. This is architecture.

    Manish says:

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