Dutch structure workplace Studio Prototype has constructed a home with a hexagonal footprint in an space of Amsterdam designated for self-build tasks.
Edge Home is positioned in Route 1066, an space in Nieuw Sloten the place landowners have the liberty to construct something they need so long as it meets sure standards.
This explicit plot is triangular, prompting Studio Prototype to develop a design with hexagonal geometry.
The uneven footprint makes the a lot of the out there area with out overcomplicating the format. It ends in an inner format with solely a handful of angular partitions.
“The very troublesome and strange plot form outlined our route, as we weren’t in a position to create the usual, rectangular home,” mentioned architect Jeroen Spee, who co-founded Studio Prototype along with Jeroen Steenvoorden.
“We got here up with the concept of following the dynamic traces of the point-shaped plot with completely different, altering sides going through the inexperienced environment,” he advised Dezeen.
The studio was commissioned to design the home for a pair, who weren’t precisely positive what they wished.
“The purchasers got here to us with the concept of getting an Ibiza-style home however we thought in another way,” Spee defined. “Our intention was to emphasize the magnificent view in the direction of the greenery of Sloten.”
The ultimate quantity has a extra trendy, utilitarian really feel, combining floor-to-ceiling glazing with stucco surfaces, stone cladding and iroko timber frames.
Inside, areas are organised round a central core that homes the staircase, kitchen and toilet, releasing up the remainder of the ground plan for extra open residing areas.
The bottom ground comprises areas for lounging and eating whereas the higher degree offers the principle bed room plus two smaller rooms that may function visitor rooms or house places of work.
The inside is extra complicated than the outside belies, with lengthy views, double-height ceilings and skylights creating spatial drama.
Inner finishes are assorted, with herringbone-patterned flooring and stone cladding including texture to the minimalist-style white partitions and glazed particulars.
Spee and Steenvoorden based Studio Prototype in 2008 and have labored on quite a few residential tasks together with the Water Villa houseboat and the modular Villa Schoorl.
For Edge Home, the duo took issues a step additional by serving to their purchasers with the construct after the contractor went bust halfway by way of development.
“There was no different get together keen to complete the job,” defined Spee. “We as architects took the accountability to finalise the constructing, along with the purchasers, with all of the certified individuals and ending specialists there to help us.”
The images is by Jeroen Musch.
Structure: Studio PrototypeInterior design: Kolenik, Studio PrototypeDevelopment space: De Alliante OntwikkelingStucco: RVG StucadoorsIroko picket frames: Kuin HoutbewerkingNature stone core: Schoenmakers Natuursteen