Fancy a modern house in a forest location? This two-storey takes the conventional house, cuts it in half, and adds a legal track auto in the centre. Framed by rows of alternating fencing, this Borówiec, Poland house dubbed the ‘Fence House’ utilizes bricks, concrete and sheet metal to achieve its industrial look. Developed by mode:lina architekci, its attributes block out unnecessaries, producing the most of features. Huge glazed windows face the forest, defending the loved ones from noise. Inner windows and separate living quarters give youngsters and parents the freedom to live in their personal style. Take our picture tour below.
A drive up to the house reveals two traditional houses, separated by one particular central garage. Clad in corrugated iron and plaster, its appear is modern and subtle, with a hint of the industrial. Making use of minimal windows on its street-facing side, this household-of-4-created home blocks unwelcome noise.
Reaching around the home’s side, massive glazed windows wow beside charcoal brick pillars. A glossy outside patio leads to two brilliantly-lit locations, both teeming with modern warmth and views of the forest. Divided by a central function pool, the left side houses the kids, the right, the parents. A central ground floor living space unites the two.
In the centre, a frequent living space backgrounded in brick invites in the exterior, using irregular window framing. Art deco attributes pop via the space in grey and yellow seating, leaning portraits and a geometric rug. Metal ceiling trusses finish off the look.
Leading up the stairs from the living room, concrete mixes with grey and light wood to generate a clean, yet rustic, really feel. A function bookcase celebrates the forest with old oak panelling from a Poznan townhouse. New and old wood oscillate against a glass security panel and wide glazed windows. A bench seat gives a space for reading.
Downstairs in the dining space, grey wood mixes with warmer hues. A glass-and-wood cabinet reflects the textures of the library, while white adds light in painted walls, hanging lights and table legs. A woven pod chair welcomes visitors in, while the wall moves to accommodate them.
Downstairs in the dining room, grey wood mixes with warmer hues. A glass-and-wood cabinet reflects the textures of the library, although white adds light in painted walls, hanging lights and table legs. A woven pod chair welcomes guests in.
An additional shared household space, the kitchen peeks behind the dining room in black, white and wooden functions. A concrete floor and lacquered white cabinetry provide a canvas for a rustic bench holding a slab. Rounded black characteristics in an extractor fan and lighting play off white stools and a chrome fridge, adding the contemporary. Wide-paned windows framed in heavy black let the outside in.
Past the kitchen and dining room, a treat lurks under the staircase. Huge-format concrete leads to a showcase garage, featuring a legal track auto in racy red. The focal point of this open-program property, its red draws the eye from the dining, living and kitchen areas. A subtle grey bench offers a spot to take in its beauty.
The bedrooms generate spaces for adults and children to play – separately. Positioned on opposite sides, they each and every function a triangulated ceiling. The kids’ bedroom delivers a protected haven in a contemporary attic style. Drenched in light wood, it opens to two tepee house frames with twin teal bedside tables. Open windows on their top and side let in daylight, glowing amber at night. Light-wooden ceiling trusses and a monochromatic wardrobe panel structure the space. A bench desk faces the window, with a rainbow-coloured ottoman as a seat.
On the opposite side of the residence, parents sleep in rustic tones. Light-wooden floors and trussing reveal an region created wide by both doors and sliding windows. Large, black-framed panes from the kitchen open up the forest, while iron-sliding barn doors extend to the corridors. A distressed wooden bed frame, black iron shelving and cobweb chandelier add character. Sliding windows reveal an outdoor balcony.
The corridors are a showcase of materials used. From the bedroom to the hallway, distressed wood mixes with glass and iron. From the top of the stairs, white, light wood and concrete reign king. Towards the bathroom, distressed wood and concrete full a full circle.
Two bathrooms show each adult and youngster personalities. The master bathroom is slick and industrial, featuring polished, imperfect wood, a straightforward glass shower and luxurious wall-to-floor concrete. Bathed in white, the kids’ bathroom remains simplistic in porcelain amenities with pops of grey tiling. A black-goggled mirror adds an element of play.