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Modern barn-inspired house in Slovakia is filled with natural light and passive solar power

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Oct 26, 2015

The DomT House is primarily constructed of wood to resemble the traditional stodola, or barn-like structures, commonly seen in the Slovakian landscape. The gabled shape, clad in untreated Siberian larch, extends along the site’s northern end with a glazed southern-facing façade, and is kinked in the middle to optimize solar conditions. The glazed south-facing facade uses passive solar to heat the interior naturally, while natural ventilation, wooden screens, and existing trees protect against...






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