Residence in the Garden of Rocks / Palamarchuk Architects
Textual content description furnished by the architects. The client, currently being an artwork collector who collects present day sculpture, in specific, needed to have a property mixed with a gallery. He bought a plot of land in the picturesque southern suburb of Kyiv on the financial institutions of the canal, in which he 1st laid out a modest landscape park with a common-type guesthouse. Even so, for a extended time, he could not make a final final decision concerning his major property. Having started out making a 2-tale property, he stopped halfway knowing that their job couldn’t satisfy all their needs.
He centered largely on the landscape, producing an surroundings with things of a stone backyard garden for additional placement of the sculpture. The basement from the again of the house was absolutely buried in an artificial hill as considered from the canal, and from the avenue, it experienced a stone-cladding facade with some minor entrances. We were asked to wholly rebuild the present standard quantity into a contemporary household and place all items alongside one another. As a end result, we suggested a partial demolition and dismantling of the ground ground, preserving the walls of the basement stage as a lot as probable. Nevertheless, the present basement did not meet up with today’s power-saving regulations.
Thus, the staff proposed a intricate program of productive insulation and vitality saving by replacing conventional equipment with warmth pumps and solar collectors.
From the road, the property signifies a uncomplicated box coated with textured natural pine shingles, laying on best of a stone basement. If considered from the park, this rectangular monolithic box with deep-recessed home windows and terraces just rests on the lawn, which descends effortlessly from the residence to the canal lender. It was proposed to produce a individual entrance to the art gallery, positioned on the basement flooring, leaving on the ground flooring a individual entrance to the residential section. The household is formed together the north-south axis. The residing space is in the heart of the upper ground the kid’s bedrooms and stairs are on the north. A little gym, sauna, and swimming pool spot on the south.
The living place has a large window experiencing the west terrace and supplying a area to perspective the sunset all the bedrooms consider benefit of the early early morning mild and experience the park and canal. Passages, established together the lengthy outer walls inside of the household ground, string the premises on their axis and create unifying routes via the complete household and outer terraces. The kitchen-dining home is divided from the entrance by a glass partition, many thanks to which, on getting into the house, a person has a see by way of the kitchen to the park. The entrance “loggia” on the side of the principal facade has vertical lamellas as large as the creating, which, allowing in sunlight, display screen off from the road a small spot at the entrance to the property and the pool.
The higher ground is manufactured of brick and bolstered concrete, insulated with 20 cm of stone wool and trimmed with pine shingles from the Carpathian area. The carport is of welded rolled metallic and sheet steel.
The buyer himself proceeds to have out the unfinished interior layout, together with the designer, restoring previous Viennese furniture merchandise.