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Fri 13.9.

10x10x10 House by 123DV (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

West of Utrecht in the central Netherlands can be found KubusEiland (“Cube Island”), a suburb of Leidsche Rijn, where every one of the 45 homes on the island are designed as cubes.

 

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

The idea behind 123DV’s cube, their 10x10x10 House, was to create “maximum spacious experience within a simple cube shape.” say the architects. “The floorplan of three stories is divided in a narrow long zone of 2,5 x 9,5 meters and a wide zone of 6,5 x 9,5 meters. This results in outspoken places: intimate spaces for bathing and lofty spaces for living and sleeping.”

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

“The void between the wide and narrow spaces is topped with a roof light. Sunlight can penetrate deep into the house. It also allows 10 meter views towards the sky when entering the living room.”

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

 

to the 123DV website

 

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