Double Gable House, Pilsen, Czech Republic

Double Gable House in Pilsen, Czech Republic, Czech Republic Real Estate Development, Photography

Double Gable House in Pilsen, Czech Republic

18 Oct 2023

Architects: PRO-STORY

Location: Pilsen, Czech Republic

Double Gable House Pilsen Czech Republic

Photos: Petr Polák

Double Gable House

Double Gable House
A single row of old semi-detached family houses remained surrounded by concrete blocks of flats, creating an exceptional private island of gardens inside a high-rise residential area of the Pilsen–Lochotín district. Most of those houses have already been renovated and enlarged by later additions, changing the original scale of this neighbourhood.

Double Gable House Pilsen Czech Republic

The proposed renovation aimed not only to fulfill all the needs of a young family but also to add new volume which does not only enlarge it but creates a new contemporary layer of the house.

Double Gable House Pilsen Czech Republic

The use of two archetypal gabled roofs offers an interesting but modest exterior as well as a spatially diverse generous interior with different floor levels, wooden mezzanines, and open volume of the roof.

Double Gable House Pilsen Czech Republic

Windows covered with wooden battens fulfill the intention of bringing as much light to the interior as well as maintaining enough privacy which was a key factor of the design.

Double Gable House Czech Republic

The preserved parts of the house are shown; new parts are not replicas but contemporary elements. Original facade elements are preserved; the plastered facades are unified with white colour.

Double Gable House Czech Republic

New wooden windows are simple with no divisions, fixed or opening. The new roof gable is clad in impregnated wooden battens as well as a garden facade and new entrance extension which replaced the original extension.

Double Gable House Pilsen

The ground floor consists of a children’s room, bathroom, and large living room with access to the garden created by connecting two rooms. The fact that the room is open to the first floor with an inserted reading room enables it to bring light to the bathroom above.

Double Gable House Czech Republic

There is a second children’s room and master bedroom with a bathroom on the first floor with access to the mezzanine.

Double Gable House Pilsen

Double Gable House in Pilsen, Czech Republic – Building Information

Studio: PRO-STORY – https://www.pro-story.cz/en/

Author: Tereza Nová
Jiří Zábran

Double Gable House Czech Republic

Project location: Pilsen, Czech Republic

Completion year 2022
Built-up area 103 m²
Gross floor area 152 m²
Usable floor area 128 m²

Collaborator: Joinery: Jiří Ruml
Carpentry: Gasys

Double Gable House Pilsen

Photographer: Petr Polák, [email protected], petrpolak.photo

Double Gable House, Pilsen, Czech Republic images / information received 181023

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