Disappear into the landscape. Family House in the River Valley by Kuba & Pilar architekti

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Client
Norbert Walter.
Area
Built-up Area.- 125 s.q.m. Usable Floor Area.- 186 s.q.m. Plot size.- 439 s.q.m.
Materials
Load-bearing structure.- A combination of concrete and steel. Cladding plate aluminum sheet.- Facade. Filtration and protective fabrics, drainage foil.- Green roof. Profiled glass.- Side wall of the stairs. Aluminum windows. Polyurethane floor screed.- All rooms.
Dates
2010-2019.
Manufacturers
LINIT U-glass, side wall of the stairs.- Lamberts. Green roof.- Optigreen. Aluminum windows.- Wicona. Grass grates in front of the house.- Godelmann. Polyurethane floor screed, all rooms.- Basf. Bathroom equipment.- Duravit. Bathroom faucets.- Gessi. Switches, all rooms.- Jung. Living room lamps.- Artemide.
Location
Znojmo, Czech Republic.
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Ladislav Kuba, Tomas Pilar. Kuba and Pilar architekti

Kuba & Pilar architekti is an architectonic studio founded by Ladislav Kuba and Tomas Pilar in 1996. The studio ranks among the most recognised ones in Czechia. Their buildings have been awarded several times in Grand Prix of Architects – the most prestigious national award for architects. In 2002, they won the main prize for the Library of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno.

Other recognised buildings by the studio include the St. Mary’s Chapel in Jestřebí, Residental Estate Na Krutci in Prague and the Omega Department Store in Brno. Designed by the studio, the building of the Faculty of Chemistry and Technology, University of Pardubice received the main prize in Grand Prix 2009. The Apartment House at Kostelní Square in Ostrava won the first place of Grand Prix 2011 in the New Building Category. In 2015, the Grand Prix certificate of merit went to the studio for the Iron Curtain Memorial. In 2020, the building of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague was completed.

The work of Kuba & Pilar architekti has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award several times and published in both national and international periodicals.

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