“COPY” Projects Architects: RS+ Robert Skitek Area Area of this architecture project Photographs: Tomasz Zakrzewski Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski The building is located near the old town of Cracow, in the calm district of detached houses, on the hill with beautiful view of Wawel and the mountains.Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski The investor’s idea was that the house should be as high as possible because of the beautiful view, and preserve spatial relations between all floors with the largest as possible opening of the space.Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski The building stands on the highest point of the street – distinguished by Its cubic form and smooth white elevations, it is the dominant culmination of the surrounding architecture.Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski The shifting blocks are intended to reduce the relatively large optical cubature, whilst also reflecting the functional zones within the house.Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski A multipurpose space with beautiful views is located on the top floor, and the lower floor contains separate sleeping areas for children and parents. The main living area with the cabinet is on the ground floor, and finally the garage, the technical and the guest rooms are situated in the basement.Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski Just below the surface of the small garden is a swimming pool, sunlit from above. All floors are linked spatially, so that from all places there is easy contact with household members in different parts of the building. Even the private bathroom – a glass cube suspended in open space – allows for insight into other rooms, if the blinds are rolled up.Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski The interior is designed in a minimalist, cold style, with contrasting warm details in wood and stone. The cantilever stairs are based on the reinforced concrete beam, wchich with double pillar creates the dictinctive xv sign.Project gallerySee allShow lessEuropan 11 Proposal: Diventare / ferrarifrongiaArticlesPrivate Villa / doxiadis+Articles Share 2011 Area: 475 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/197523/xv-house-rs-robert-skitek Clipboard Year: Houses ArchDaily XV House / RS+ Robert SkitekSave this projectSaveXV House / RS+ Robert Skitek Poland CopyHouses•Poland XV House / RS+ Robert Skitek Save this picture!© Tomasz Zakrzewski + 22 Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/197523/xv-house-rs-robert-skitek Clipboard CopyAbout this officeRS+ Robert SkitekOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesPolandPublished on January 06, 2012Cite: “XV House / RS+ Robert Skitek” 06 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.