Mecanoo cloaks Dutch home in pearlescent ceramic tiles

Shiny ceramic tiles in shades of inexperienced and blue cowl the twisting type of Villa BW, a home within the Dutch village of Schoorl designed by structure studio Mecanoo.

Delft-based Mecanoo, which is finest identified for its large-scale cultural initiatives, created the three-storey residence to take a seat amongst a cluster of extra conventional dwellings.

Mecanoo has created a tile-covered home named Villa BW

Villa BW has a particular double-curved roof and tile cladding, designed to permit the 308-square-metre home to be “absorbed” by the encircling panorama of dunes, woodland and polder.

Handled with a pearlescent glaze, the bespoke tiles that cowl the outside are colored in gray, blue and inexperienced tones that seem to shift with the altering daylight through the day.

Aerial view of houses in the village of Schoorl
It sits inside a cluster of conventional homes

“The place the rolling dune panorama flows into the lower-lying polder terrain of the hinterland, the naturally sloping panorama embraces Villa BW,” stated Mecanoo.

“Color use is in step with the shades of the setting, guaranteeing that the villa is absorbed within the altering terrain,” it continued. “The dune and polder panorama in varied seasons is mirrored within the design’s color spectrum consisting of 5 shades of gray, inexperienced and blue.”

Curved roof of Villa BW by Mecanoo
It has a particular double-curved roof

Two vertical components organise the interiors of the house – a glazed void going through a backyard to the southeast and the wood-lined core containing the staircase, storage, and sanitaryware.

The glazed void ensures that ample daylight reaches the house’s two basement ranges, which comprise an workplace and lounge space, and open out onto the backyard.

On the bottom ground is a big dwelling, eating and kitchen house oriented in the direction of the backyard. Right here, glass doorways lead out to a stepped wood terrace that wraps the northern finish of the house.

At both gable finish of the home, massive home windows in projecting wooden and metallic frames. These present gentle and views for the primary bed room on the primary ground, which sits beneath the gently twisting ceiling completed with wood planks.

Blue-tiled elevation of Villa BW in the Netherlands
The tiles are colored in gray, blue and inexperienced tones

Ending touches to Villa BW embody wood panels and storage items that line the interiors and conceal sliding doorways.

Terrazzo flooring and counters within the lavatory and kitchen areas are complemented by tiled splashbacks that match the outside cladding.

Wood-lined interior of Villa BW by Mecanoo
Picket panels line the inside of the house

Structure studio Mecanoo was based within the Netherlands in 1984 by the Dutch architect Francine Houben.

Earlier properties by the studio embody a home and cooking faculty within the Netherlands linked by subterranean corridors and a house within the Cotswolds that’s partially submerged in a lake.

The images is by Ossip Architectuurfotografie.