Urban area in Leidsche Rijn back to the time of Roman Empire. Now, the region transformed from a rural area into a small city of Utrecht. Lots of new home architecture build there after demolishing an old one.
Project: Van den Heuvel Residence
Location: Leidsche Rijn, Netherland
Architects: Van Rooijen Architects – http://www.vanrooijenarchitecten.nl/
Photography: Cornbread Works
The ground floor material use cedar wood as a natural fence to define margin between the main public area and the private space. The first floor space is using natural slate and seems float above is wooden base. This house is separate from the main street and have a garden in the rear of the house with large sliding doors.
The front facade that using copper material have small window to allow sunlight to illuminate the staircase. This cube house have secondary building for the storage and children’s playroom. Different from the main building, the secondary building materialized in black brick with aluminium windows. That two building is connected with a glass corridor.
[Via - Contemporist.Com]