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Solar-Powered Berlin Home Features a Camouflaging Pixelated Facade

Posted By Lidija Grozdanic On April 26, 2013 @ 5:27 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery,Green Building,Prefab Housing | No Comments

Brandt+Simon Architekten, Berlin pixelated house, pixelated design, prefab housing, solar energy, solar panels, small houses, recycled paper insulation, eco-friendly houses, sustainable building, Berlin architecture [4]

The color gradient of the house is laid out so it gets darker close towards the ground and blends with the adjacent treetops. The pixel-like façade [5] combines sustainable technologies with traditional cladding and conceals a light timber frame construction.

The internal structure allows for a flexible [6] organization of the rooms. The kitchen and dining areas open towards the terrace while the downstairs living spaces look to a small walled part of the garden. The nursery situated at the upper floor opens up views towards the front yard.

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[1] Brandt+Simon Architekten: http://www.brandtundsimon.de/index.php?id=1&pid=072#

[2] single-family prefab home: http://inhabitat.com/archi7s-prefab-mmr-house-is-made-from-recycled-materials-and-features-brilliant-interiors/

[3]  : http://inhabitat.com/solar-powered-berlin-home-features-a-camouflaging-pixelated-facade/berlin-pixelated-house-brandt-simon-architekten-2/?extend=1

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/04/Berlin-Pixelated-House-Brandt-+-Simon-Architekten-4.jpg

[5] pixel-like façade: http://inhabitat.com/scale-facade-building-is-based-on-pixelated-image-of-the-buildings-that-surround-it/

[6] flexible: http://inhabitat.com/nano-rescue-house-provides-flexible-emergency-housing/

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