Odd house designed by NRM-Architects Office

The first thing that comes in everyone’s mind when looking at this house is…what happened with all the windows? The most distinguishable detail about this structure is by far the fact that is only has one small window in a corner. The designers from NRM-Architects Office say that it’s because of the privacy issue.

They couldn’t put more windows on the east and south because of the neighbors. Also, the west side was inaccessible as well because of the afternoon sun. So instead of designing windows they’ve decided to have just a big white wall. This wall does more than just be a part of the structure. The light from the east and south is being reflected on its inside to the rooms. So, to recap, the east, south and west sides could not support windows because of neighbors and sun. But still, there’s the north side. Here they plan to build large windows that will also allow a nice view. It’s about time this building had some windows.




It must be a little strange to live in a house that has no opening to the outside world. It’s like living in a box. It’s very nice that neighbors are not allowed to see inside, but it’s sad that the ones inside can’t take a peak to see what’s going on outside. I can’t understand why they didn’t just choose reflecting glass for the windows. This way they could see outside but the other couldn’t see inside. It would have been so simple.



Published by in Architecture, on June 30th, 2011

WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?

About us

Homedit.com is a website that offers you the latest and greatest news/articles/features in architecture, interior design and furniture.Since we launched we collected more than 10,000 unique articles with more than 60,000 pictures & ideas...

Homedit is not a retail shop, nor do we sell anything from this website. We try to direct you to a website with every post, so that you can inquire directly.... read more.

Advertising

Submit a design

We are interested in interior design , architecture, furniture and lighting, but it can be anything, as long as it's about home.

Email to stefan.lucian{at}hotmail.com with the following info:

  • A brief description 200 words or more
  • A link to a website is always good
  • Email as many large photos as you have