"The slim, long building with its smooth, specular surfaces widens the site. material,light and transparency create wide and open spaces"
The building is located on a south-hillside above esslingen am neckar within a grownresidential area. the extremely slim and sloping land has since been used as adriveway road and was considered unbuildable. The just 4,70m wide and 14m longbuilding pushes out of the long, slim body between the neighboring houses into thehillside. The support structure of delicate fair faced concrete divide the space and arecovered with thin, high-performance curtain facades. Transparent glass facades openthe building to the narrow eaves sides. The interior is based on the green of the garden and far-sighted from the neckartal to the swabian alb. the long gable sides are covered with 6cm slim, highly insulating, translucent polycarbonate panels. In this waythe maximum allowed internal space of 4,58m is obtained. This translucent thermalinsulation facade heats and exposes the interior a natural way and ensures theprivacy against the neighbors. This interplay between design and envelope, open andclose, transparent and translucent surfaces dominate the interior and creates spacefor the unexpected. it forms a cosmos from different light and shadow provisions,flowing soft and widening to infinity