Asymmetrical glass building around house
Free-standing, uninsulated glass building with asymmetrical roof
Roof pitch: 30°/15°
A glass building built around a house is a unique and impressive way to expand one’s home. By constructing a glass structure that surrounds the house, one can create a spacious and open atmosphere where they can enjoy the view and the nature surrounding their home.
It is also a fantastic way to add extra light and life to one’s home. The glass allows natural light to flow into the rooms, creating a sense of openness and connection to the surroundings.
There are also practical benefits to building a glass structure on top of one’s home. It can function as an insulated greenhouse where plants and vegetables can be grown year-round. It can also be used as an extension of one’s living room or dining room, where guests can be invited to enjoy a meal in a unique atmosphere.
Exciting Architectural Effect
A glass building that is asymmetrically built on top of a house can create an exciting and dynamic architectural effect. By breaking with traditional symmetry and geometry, one can create a sense of movement and variation in the glass construction.
The asymmetrical design can also have practical benefits. It can provide more space and flexibility in terms of arranging and furnishing the glass building. One can also use the sloping roof to collect rainwater and use it to water plants and vegetables in the greenhouse.
Location: Vadstena (Sweden)
Area: 400 m² (20 × 20 m)
Developer: Private customer
Construction and assembly: Drivadan A/S