an interpretation of the suburban house
Yalın Evler, 2013
The building stock in the vicinity extend towards site boundaries, favoring interiors over exterior space, which results in less natural light and ventilation. This situation is the result of a widely practiced concern for maximization of rent, allowing more square meters per land to be constructed and marketed.
The project follows a different path. The focus is shifted to the quality of light in space and quality of experience in the exteriors. In this respect, the buildings are carefully shaped to create a front garden that enables plenty of light and a good view into the daily used interior spaces.
Taking advantage of the steep slope of the site, a second, more private garden is created on the rear facade, which provides a different type of exterior experience for the bedrooms.
As the project is located on a hill overlooking the city, all interiors are provided with floor-to-ceiling windows. The large windows merge the exterior with the interior, maintaining the daily comfort of a home while enhanced with a freshness trough the views of the garden and the city.
LOCATION // Ankara, Turkey
CONS. AREA // 6X210m²
CLIENT // Mezopotamya İnşaat
TEAM // Onur Özkoç, Hakan Şanlı, Gökhan Yıldırım
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING // Özün Proje
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING // Beşeli Engineering
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING // RAM Engineering