Situated throughout the Pilsen–Lochotín district of Pilsen, Czech Republic, the Double Gable Home, designed by PRO-STORY, breathes new life right into a once-forgotten row of semi-detached household homes, every of which have been reimagined thereby altering the neighborhood’s unique scale. After the surge of renovations and additions the place the unique character has been altered, the Double Gable Home is doing extra than simply preserving historical past – it’s serving to to redefine it.
Probably the most putting function of the renovation is the introduction of two archetypal gabled roofs, elevating the property’s exterior whereas making a dynamic and alluring inside. The home now boasts completely different ground ranges, wood mezzanines, and an open roof quantity that invitations an abundance of pure mild. To steadiness the sunshine with privateness, PRO-STORY integrated home windows adorned with wood battens, providing a play of sunshine and shadow whereas sustaining the occupants’ seclusion.
What units the Double Gable Home aside is its seamless mix of outdated and new. The mission preserves the historic components of the facade, contrasting them with up to date additions. The unique plastered facades now match with a recent coat of white paint, whereas new wood home windows embrace a minimalist but trendy design ethos. The gables, roof, and backyard facade are clad in wood slats, creating a visible unity that marries the previous and the current.
The facet entry leads guests by way of a passageway clad in vertical wood slats earlier than arriving at a sunny yellow door.
The bottom ground includes a kids’s room, toilet, and a spacious lounge that connects to the rear backyard. In the meantime, the highest ground boasts a second kids’s room and the first suite, full with a personal toilet and entry to a mezzanine.
The first toilet secures pure mild by way of its glass wall, which additionally permits views from the lounge downstairs and the mezzanine throughout the void.
The identical yellow from the entrance door carries over to the kitchen cupboard uppers, including visible curiosity with the pleased hue and offset design.
In lieu of a typical staircase handrail, PRO-STORY integrated a doubled-sided wall of bookshelves for max storage.
Pictures by Petr Polák.