Bäumle House

View all 13 Photos

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-2

This beautiful structure located in Lochau, Austria provides a modern take on the archetypal house form, simplifying the shapes and lines while lending a strong contemporary flavor to the design. Designed by Bernardo Bader Architects, the Bäumle House makes the most of the narrow plot of land on which it proudly stands. The black cladding is reminiscent of old farmhouses and barns but it also makes the entire structure stand out among the neighboring houses. The distinct fenestration offers privacy and optimizes the gorgeous views towards the nearby river, lake and village. Natural light is also controlled through this clever positioning of the windows, creating bright and darker areas inside the home. The ground floor houses a studio, while the kitchen and dining room area are located on the first floor. On the top level, a spacious living room with a cozy fireplace provides the greatest views and accentuates the ‘wooden cabin’ feel thanks to the gabled roof and the extensive use of wood. Contrasts abound throughout, from the areas of darkness and light, the black cladding and the light-hued floors and furniture, all the way to the foundation of the structure and design. The center of the house and ceilings are made of reinforced concrete, but the rooms located on the opposite sides of this core feature light brown wood floors and walls, in a gentle transition from solid to airy. Photo credits: Adolf Bereuter and Bernardo Bader Architects.

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-5

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-3

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-6

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-9

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-11

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-14

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-10

baumle-house-bernardo-bader-gessato-8

Save

Take me there

  • Naked Stables Resort

    A two hour trip away from China’s largest city, Shanghai, Moganshan stuns with its magical…

  • Sublime Comporta

    Surrounded by rice fields, umbrella pines, vineyards, and miles of pristine white beaches, Sublime Comporta…

More for you

  • Amelia House

    A special project for the founders of the M2.Senos architecture studio, brother and sister team…

  • Casa dos Patios

    This charming 18th-century urban villa stands on one of the most picturesque streets of Porto’s…

Close Cart

Simple Share Buttons