House W

House W

Architect
Peter Ruge Architekten GmbH
Location
County Oberhavel, Germany | View Map
Project Year
2014
Category
Private Houses
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Cost-efficient building with wood in the countryside of the district Oberhavel

Peter Ruge Architekten GmbH as Architects

Client: private Architect: Peter Ruge, Kayoko Uchiyama, Matthias Matschewski, Jan Müllender


House W is a detached dacha for a German-Russian family of musicians.


Located 75 km north of Berlin in the beautiful countryside of Brandenburg, it is surrounded by lakes and forests. On a large 6,500 m2 site, a one storey wooden cabin has been constructed with a spacious living, dining and kitchen area.


Connected to the imposing outside landscape, large window areas open the building up to the wooden porch and the natural garden. The low cost, wooden construction and the silver-turning larch cladding have been chosen to emphasize renewable primary products and to mingle with natural surroundings.

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