Broken House: Modern Polish Home

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Broken House in Katowice

Modern Property in Poland – design by kwk promes Architects

15 Jan 2005

Polish House

Design: kwk promes Architects

Polish House design:

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Broken House, Katowice, Poland

The building is located on the outskirts of Katowice, near a forest, on land deteriorated by 4th category mining damage, where tectonic faults are a possibility.

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Hence the connotation of uplifted layers of soil, interwoven with one another, which was the inspiration for the form of the house.

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Its structural design comprises rectangular solids contrasting with the ribbon – like structure which winds around them after it emerges from the ground. It is the leitmotif of the building, combining a variety of functions: starting with the swimming pool to the living room with a fireplace and then to the bedroom upstairs.

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A noteworthy feature of the ramp is elimination of stoops. Such a solution was achieved by bending the surface of the course, which made it possible to keep its outer edges straight, without bends typical for such structures.

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Location: Katowice, Poland




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