first_imgHouse Villa near Vilnius / GYZASave this projectSaveHouse Villa near Vilnius / GYZA Projects Year:  House Villa near Vilnius / GYZA ArchDaily “COPY” CopyHouses•Lithuania ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Year:  photographs:  Antanas Minkevičius, Žilvinas Vasiliauskas, BonnevierPhotographs:  Antanas Minkevičius, Žilvinas Vasiliauskas, BonnevierHvac Engineer – Designer:Tomas RimšaConstruction Engineer – Designer:Miroslav JanovičArchitect In Charge:Gžegožas VolkovskisCountry:LithuaniaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© BonnevierRecommended ProductsDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineText description provided by the architects. A birch stump surrounded by coniferous forest on the northern outskirtsof the city of Vilnius, at the bank of the Neris River – this is how the arealooked before the beginning of construction of the current residentialhouse. The birch stump had to be removed, but its presence is commemoratedin the artistic architectural concept of the building.Save this picture!© Antanas MinkevičiusThe main task of the design was to retain the existing trees near thehouse and design environmentally friendlyhouse so that even when you stay indoors, you willhave the impression of living in a forest on the bank of the river.Save this picture!First Floor PlanThe design was influenced by the trees, the river and quite steep naturalterrain down the road at the entrance to the plot, to the land parcel freeof trees on the riverside.The building site was chosen at the foot of the natural slope bare of trees,by embedding the major part of the house into the current relief andfocusing the windows to the sunny side of the river.Save this picture!© Žilvinas VasiliauskasAfter entering the building, you have access to the mezzanine overlooking the river and the forest, withthe kitchen equipped with a dining area. The stairs lead down to the guest roomwith tall showcase to the forest and the river. From the guestroom you will access the bedrooms recessed into the slope, with views ofthe surrounding nature.Save this picture!© Antanas MinkevičiusDeepening the majority of premises into the soil allowed to maximisethe thermal insulation of the building via the walls and the roof. According to local climate, minimisationof heat loss mentioned above, along with geothermal heating and smart natural air supply systems,  enabled the optimization of theoperating costs of the building with large window area, which was inevitablein order to accomplish the basic design task.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanExterior and interior finishes are made with natural materials – mainlyconcrete, wood, metal, choosing the gray tones of birch stump to replicatethe colour motifs.Save this picture!© BonnevierProject gallerySee allShow lessLondon Calling: On FondnessArticlesCasa Tabique / Alejandro D’ AcostaSelected Projects Share Lithuania Area:  226 m² Area:  226 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” 2014 Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Houses Architects: GYZA Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Antanas Minkevičius+ 16 Share 2014 CopyAbout this officeGYZAOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesLithuaniaPublished on December 18, 2014Cite: “House Villa near Vilnius / GYZA” 18 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Aquno Select M81Vinyl Walls3MVinyl Finishes in HealthPartners Regions HospitalPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsCoffee tablesBoConceptMadrid Coffee Table AD19SkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoMetallicsTrimoMetal Panels for Roofs – Trimoterm SNVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Atelier Zimmerlistrasse OfficeStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Iron Moss – Iron CollectionCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Facade in Manchester HospitalWoodBlumer LehmannConsulting and Engineering in Wood ProjectsGlassBendheimLuminous Mirrored GlassWire MeshTwentinoxMetal Mesh – Golf Romeo 7More products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img

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