House with niches
Tomasz Zakrzewski

House with niches

RS+ Robert Skitek as Architects

The building was built on a fairly large, flat plot of land in yet undeveloped area. The neighborhood, however, becomes denser quickly. 

photo_credit Tomasz Zakrzewski
Tomasz Zakrzewski

 The composition of building consists of several white, elongated boxes shifted against each other. They include not only rooms, but also open voids. The resulting niches, mostly finished with wood, create intimate, partially covered terraces. Thanks to this solution, it was possible to resign from external shading blinds and rooms aren’t exposed to overheating during the summer thanks to recessed windows.

photo_credit Tomasz Zakrzewski
Tomasz Zakrzewski

In one of the niche the entrance zone with a carport is hidden. The others accompany the living quarters. On the ground floor they open up to the day zone, the office and senior room. Upstairs, they open up to the bedrooms and children’s rooms. Thanks to them, each resident has its own private, open, covered space, separated from the others. 

The warm color of the wood emphasizes the niches and contrasts with the ascetic white of the building. 

photo_credit Tomasz Zakrzewski
Tomasz Zakrzewski
photo_credit Tomasz Zakrzewski
Tomasz Zakrzewski
photo_credit RS+ Robert Skitek
RS+ Robert Skitek
photo_credit RS+ Robert Skitek
RS+ Robert Skitek
photo_credit RS+ Robert Skitek
RS+ Robert Skitek

Studio: RS+ Robert Skitek 

Investor: private 

Location: Strzelce Opolskie

Project: 2013-2014

Completed: 2018

Area: 485m2


Authors: arch. Robert Skitek, arch. Jarosław Zieliński
Collaboration: arch. Marcin Jamroż

Structure:: mgr inż. Marek Rewers

Interior design: interior designer Agata Kokot

Pictures: Tomasz Zakrzewski 

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