Wooden dwelling with dark tones. Glossy surfaces ranging from deep black to silver and bluish tones
Wooden dwelling with dark tones. Glossy surfaces ranging from deep black to silver and bluish tones

The house is located on the outskirts of Berlin and was designed by Transstruktura. Although it takes into account the surrounding settlement structure with post-war gabled houses, the contemporary design of the building is not compromised

The lot on which the house stands is located next to a typical pine forest, towards which the main rooms are oriented. A smaller shed is placed next to the two-story residential building, with parking and storage areas. The construction is hybrid-like with countless advantages in terms of building physics and design

Wooden dwelling with dark tones. Glossy surfaces ranging from deep black to silver and bluish tones

The massive ground floor serves as the foundation for the entire building. The monolithic exterior walls are plastered both internally and externally, and the outer skin of the walls is covered with charred pine planks. On the inside, the rooms are lined with white pine boards

Wooden dwelling with dark tones. Glossy surfaces ranging from deep black to silver and bluish tones

An ancient Japanese wood processing technique was used for the façade, in which charred wood provides environmentally friendly protection from the elements and a glossy surface that can create a unique spectacle depending on the inclinations of the light

Wooden dwelling with dark tones. Glossy surfaces ranging from deep black to silver and bluish tones

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