sono architects sets monochromatic, gabled volumes in rural slovenia
sono architects sets monochromatic, gabled volumes in rural slovenia sono architects sets monochromatic, gabled volumes in rural slovenia
oct 04, 2015

sono architects sets monochromatic, gabled volumes in rural slovenia

sono architects sets monochromatic, gabled volumes in rural slovenia
photography by žiga lovšin




situated in the uninterrupted slovenian landscape, sono architects has designed a large, family home with monochromatic cladding and a gabled roof. formed as three elongated volumes, the spaces within have been organized, designed and naturally lit to provide the family with an enjoyable living to coincide with their day-to-day lifestyle.

situated next to woodland, the property exudes fairytale related characteristics




the uniform façade and roof have been clad in varying materials to giving the building a texture, while timber paneling and fiber-cement panels have been used to highlight the black and white contrasting shade. as well as being set in a rural, countryside landscape, the distinctive form and cladding of the residence adds to the dwelling’s fairytale-like quality.


the programmatic arrangement inside has been spread across the three adjoining gabled structures. with a large, living space at its core, the whole ground level is open-plan and naturally lit. plenty of glazed openings overlook the surrounding meadows and woodland, with the spacious bedrooms located on the top floor.

large glass opening allow access to the patios and uninterrupted views

the kitchen area

the dining area with sliding doors on each side

the geometrical staircase is a feature on the ground floor

children’s bedroom

the gabled roofs make perfect areas to place angled, sky lights

master bedroom overlooking the slovenian landscape

en-suite to the master bedroom

small staircase leading to a mezzanine

bookshelf installed to the angular pitch of the ceiling

the natural shades, patterns of wood and white wall surfaces have been used

the uniform facade and roof’s form emphasize the three volumes highlight the monochromatic cladding


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