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HOUSE ON THE FOOTHILL - TOWN HOUSE IN THE HISTORICAL CENTRE

By Eva Dvořáková

Abstract

The main objective of the master´s thesis was a design of the town house in the complicated topografical situation of the foothill of Pekařská street. The topography of the building site is influenced by its surroundings. The street Pekařská is lowering from east to west, but the road Anenská is rising from east to west. The biggest difference between the the lowest and the highest point of the site is 7,5 m. This situation enables to design three entrances to three different floors of the building. An outstanding point of the design of the house is a composition axis which is running up Pekařská street. The town house is facing this axis thus the main entrance of the house is accented. There was a compact house designed, which takes advantage of its very good position – there is a two-floor solution with a shopping mall. The hall in its middle is opening over two floors and it is lightened through a roof lightwell. On this platform is situated an „L“ shaped part of the building, which creates a protection against very noisy Pekařská street. The house is opening its form to the south, to a sunny roof garden. This garden is opened only for inhabitants of the house. The garden improves the quality of the living in the house and substitutes a green area, which used to be in this place. The shape of the building is lowering down from Pekařská street to Anenská road. There are some terraces designed this way to improve the living in the roof apartments and provide a beatiful view to the west

Topics: terraces; topography; obchodní galerie; střešní zahrada; lightwell; roof garden; living in flats; bydlení v bytech; topografie; terasy; světlík; shopping mall
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta architektury
Year: 2013
OAI identifier: oai:invenio.nusl.cz:215948
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