The North House South is a conceptual home design from Polish design firm formodesign that intersects a traditional gabled roof form with a modern rectangular volume. The dark shingled traditional portion houses the kitchen and living and dining areas while the white, flat-roofed sections contain bedrooms. The bedrooms are raised above the site and harbor a sunken parking area below. Part of the challenge that formodesign faced in producing this model was the primarily north-south orientation of the site. To avoid a dark interior, the main living areas are virtually transparent and flanked by terraces. The few east or west facing windows are shaded naturally by existing trees on the site.
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Source: Daily Tonic