NORM Architects have recently completed the Fredensborg House near Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Fredensborg House by NORM Architects
In the north sloping property Copenhagen, Fredensborg Building was built on five small steps that connected the plateau, which reflects the shape of the surrounding area. Houses for aesthetic inspiration comes from architecture derived from a maze of mountain-village, which you can find the familiar in Southern Europe, Chinese temple architecture, and the work of Jørn Utzon Danish modernist architecture.
Many yellow tile roof of the House Fredensborg rhythmic overlap – resonates in the design of slope movement. Roof color palettes made from four different shades of yellow and brown combination, to achieve a natural imperfections. This gives a miniature scene seems harmonious and captivating way of traditional mountain villages of Southern Europe, where the roof is seen by the property’s highest point.
A wide central staircase house interior architectural features, highlighted by high ceilings and large glass facades look through a fine garden. The windows of the narrow vertical facing east and west points to optimize the view, as well as to serve as the canvas for a successful natural light illuminate the interior of the house.
This property does not show its large size at first sight. No, unless you walk along the east side of the house via a small road up the hill toward the main entrance, will introduce several new volumes. You’ll also find a variety of visual hearts of 18 meters from east to west axis of the house, through one vertical window look to the kitchen area.
As you enter the large central hall staircase welcomes you home to the highest point of the property, which consists of three different plateau connecting the master bedroom, living room, kitchen and dining room that connects quietly in one continuous space. Various regions divided by the volume of the house brick kitchen fire, which also functions as a room divider. Very wide staircase inspired by the main pedestrian street in the small villages and serves as a natural gathering place in the house and pulls his activity in space.
Lowland house contains the dining room and small toilet. He shared the kitchen with a brick wall gray extraordinary step width on each side, dividing the room into three parts. You find the length of the small window just below the roof to allow more light enters from the west to bring the atmosphere of faint yellow in the afternoon afternoon to give a warm atmosphere. Another perspective of the entire house is the front garden, which is made of glass. Wide center length one big window custom made exactly as Corian dining table, flanked by two doors facing the garden on each side. Outside the grass is the correct size from the border of each window frames accurate, bring on feelings of a visual nature. To the west is a narrow window highlights the high ceiling heights. This window provides clear view of the terrace house situated in the middle of the street who peeped all areas of life which lies on the other side terrace.
The building is organized around two axes; central staircase going from north to south following the sloping topography, and construction in half the plateau to the east of the kitchen to the living room to the west.
This open kitchen is part of the plan – but is still partially hidden in a niche that allows the two occupants of the house so they can work on to prepare food without the disorder who is vulnerable to their customers. This structure should also be possible to build the ovens, ventilation, refrigerators and storage as an integrated part of architecture. Cuisine centrally created to make the workflow much easier when preparing food and serving guests.
At the west end of property, the children’s home a strategic fit into the kitchen building located in the southeast. This creates a natural terrace between the two regions. The rooftop of the child follows the center of the house and land and ends at the same level as entrance to the room which resulted in two very different for one child spilled a lot lower in the room overlooking the garden, another room lit primarily in the North poetic.
When walking from the kitchen area around the central staircase, you get the idea of living through the fire area, which can be seen from the stairs, kitchen, dining room and living area. Life area is similar niche in the east-west axis, from the ground, so the higher the ceiling, which dramatically to one side where a large sofa and a glass panel in a wooden porch on the other hand emphasizes the illusion of space. Sense of openness and the relationship between inner and outer reinforced by the fact that the level of the terrace floor is equal to the interior floor. Between the living room and the children’s department is still another small niche cut into the area that contains a small office space.
The master bedroom is located directly opposite the entrance and windows of vertical triple rhythm section compared with the style window facing east and west. The view from the bedroom is a small private yard in the upper right of ownership.
The main bathroom is also situated in relation to the central staircase. You enter the bathroom through the tiny narrow streets that equipped with built in storage. Bathroom light in contrast with the exterior of the house and closed the remaining black porcelain tiles – which gives the room an intimate feeling like a luxury spa. The room is divided by a wall that contains one and hides all the installation, then the theme of the rest of the house with free room divider, the divider wall. On one side is in a Corian sink and built-in mirror mirror imitating backlit make-up of the theater, to provide soft light reflection. Once you find a private bathroom wall installed.
NATURAL MATERIAL AND LIGHT
One of the main objectives for this house is to provide a feeling of serenity and calm. To achieve this goal, the use of contrasting different materials is minimized. And to adapt to the environmental elements of the building and stayed true to form naturally, many local ingredients are used. In addition to tile comprises yellow, yellow brick and black painted wood. The interior is made from raw gray walls, natural oak scrub the floor and ceiling white. The use of consistent materials around the house that’s what gives this structure a maze like the cohesive look and feel great as one continuous space. This is a selection of local ingredients to provide the same alignment as you find in the old village where everything is built from what is available around the village. Use of natural materials, which gave the house some aesthetic imperfections authentic – like that of the age structure and well beloved, who only became more beautiful as a downgrade. This is the sense we are very inspired by the Japanese wabi-beautiful in mind when selecting materials.
Another important issue when designing the house to play the natural way light can get into the house at different times, and is an integral part of architectural form. So instead of just using common format for windows us a lot of playing with different formats to achieve a certain effect when light enters the house – give each other their own space and feel a certain character.
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