Extension on challenging ground
Extension creates a welcoming entrance area & additional features
3 steps up makes a big difference:
The family in Vejle wanted an extension with a bedroom and a little more living room, but a creative solution where the living room and balcony outside is raised 3 steps gives the opportunity to enjoy the view of the city and fjord in a completely different way. The extension on the steep plot in Vejle is a smaller extension of both basement and living room. With this change, however, comes a complete change of the expression of the house and the facade. The functionality of the house's primary living space is also significantly changed, as a ceiling is created for kip, and a new entrance opens for easier access to the basement, which can now contain both a multi-room and several smaller functions. Living room and kitchen becomes light and welcoming, and with an alternative grip there is the possibility of a loft with a view of all the children's rooms. From the kitchen there is direct access to a large wooden terrace / balcony with 2 levels and a staircase towards the garden.
Architecture principles of the extension:
The villa in Vejle expanded and gets a new roof with a sloping ceiling and an entrance hall with a connection to the basement, which will also receive a complete renovation in the long term.
The enlargement is built around some simple architecture principles:
-The style of the house may want to change radically, but must be experienced as a whole that could have been built at once.
-Lots of light and air in living space.
-The living room has tall windows that capture the primary view.
-New roof construction & ceiling for sloping provides more options for light, loft and the experience that there is more light, air and space.
-A large attractive wooden terrace with stairs to the garden and 2 different living zones on each level.
-Living room, kitchen room and activity room in the basement create an opportunity for exciting division of multi-level living zones.
-Rooms are made bigger, get loft and views
-Birum in the basement is made brighter and more attractive.
-Very low energy consumption where possible
- NATURAL, SUSTAINABLE, BREATHABLE MATERIALS WITH AS FEW CHEMICAL ADDITIVES AS POSSIBLE