The J2 House was designed by 3LHD is located inZagreb, Croatia. The family home for a couple with children is located in the leafy suburbs of the city of Zagreb. The family home of the former was built in 1950 on the side of a steep hill and do not fully utilize all the advantages of the site does not meet the requirements of contemporary living standards.
The beautiful city views and large garden has not been evaluated adequately.On both sides, the site is bordered by a street and a tall building. These contextual facts determined the concept and form of the new project. The “L” layout with closed facades protect the house from the street and the neighboring building.
At the same time, the garden has been redesigned with all the main rooms of the house facing him.
The living room, dining room and kitchen form a unique area with a swimming pool built into the ground. In this way, at the same level and separated from each other by a wall of glass that bring the garden into the house. The entrance to the house is above, at street level, with garage, storage, closet-space and studio.
The family estate is less than the input space with lounge and dining room.
The materials used for facades represent the spatial arrangement of plants. The living areas and dining room are separated by glass walls that open completely the living space outside, on the other hand, the walls of the chamber are alternately lined with planks.