Byró Architekti provides crimson cabin with sweeping roof to Czech mountainside

A curved roof tops Byró Architekti’s Cabin Above the City, a crimson timber-clad cabin knowledgeable by the encompassing Czech hills.

Located on the border between the town and the countryside, the cabin is nestled into the aspect of Svatobor Hill, a forested web site within the foothills of the Czech Republic’s Šumava mountains.

Cabin Above City was designed by Byró Architekti

Taking inspiration from the native panorama, Prague studio Byró Architekti designed the house to have a sweeping kind following the curves of the encompassing panorama.

“Because of the curved roof, when considered from the backyard or from a distance, the curve of the home follows the horizon of the panorama and symbolically closes the row of surrounding cottages,” studio co-founder Jan Holub advised Dezeen.

Photo of the exterior of Cabin Above the Town
The cabin was clad in timber

Pink-painted timber battens line the partitions of the house, extending past both aspect of the path-facing facade to kind fences that provide additional privateness.

Past one aspect of the house, a gate hidden throughout the fence results in the primary entrance, whereas a courtyard is hid by the fence on the opposite aspect of the constructing.

“The precept of the house-fence is bolstered by the constant use of crimson color, impressed by the inspiration crimson color that seems on most fences and cottages within the space,” Holub defined.

Photo of the facade at Cabin Above Town
Timber battens had been painted crimson

The battens of the fence change into extra spaced out as they get additional away from the cabin, providing views of the encompassing nature whereas sustaining a stage of privateness.

“The battens steadily change into sparser, leaving a visible connection between the courtyard and the encompassing bushes, whereas additionally offering privateness from passers-by, as they kind a non-transparent wall at an angle,” mentioned Holub.

Interior photo of Cabin Above the Town
Its design was knowledgeable by the native landscaped

Designed for one resident, the house options an open-plan kitchen, residing, and sleeping area together with a visitor bed room that’s suspended over the primary stage of the house.

The studio aimed to maintain the inside as open as potential, with the toilet being the one area closed off to the remainder of the house. The partitions of the toilet present extra privateness for the sleeping area, which sits behind it within the nook of the house.

A sloping ceiling coated in plywood panels provides heat to the inside, reaching its highest level above the mezzanine-level visitor bed room accessed by a ladder.

All through the inside, Byró Architekti made use of low-cost furnishings together with laminate storage models, bespoke furnishings, and cabinets with handmade plywood doorways, to maintain building prices to a minimal.

Photo of the kitchen diner
Ply was used all through the inside

“The home was constructed primarily from the most affordable supplies out there,” mentioned Holub. “The inside is principally furnished with custom-made furnishings, which helps to effectively organize the modest area and offers ample space for storing.”

“The facade of the home is made up of randomly laid and oriented unplaned roof battens, the ground is made up of straightforward concrete, and the home windows are plastic,” Holub continued.

Photo of a bedroom at Cabin Above the Town
The inside has a largely open-plan design

Constructed inside a interval of three months, the house was constructed virtually fully by the studio itself.

“This small home provided us a singular expertise,” mentioned the studio. “Along with the whole venture design we – the architects – additionally participated in its building, which we carried out virtually fully on our personal between two individuals.”

“The venture thus grew to become an experiment for us in each means, and we expect the venture proves that it’s potential to attain one thing distinctive regardless of an absence of cash.”

Photo of a square window
The house was constructed inside three months

Different Czech homes just lately featured on Dezeen embody a contemporary extension of a Twenties villa in Prague and a curved timber-framed dwelling in a Czech forest.

The pictures is by Ondřej Bouška.