House for Art by Deppisch Architekten

© Sebastian Schels

House for Art by Deppisch Architekten

Stands on a rural area in the district of Landshut in Bavaria, the House K is a house for art, designed by Freising-based architect Michael Deppisch in collaboration with the sculptor Othmar Prenner.

Architects: Deppisch Architekten
Location: Bodenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Photographs: Sebastian Schels

House for Art by Deppisch Architekten
© Sebastian Schels
House for Art by Deppisch Architekten
© Sebastian Schels

The new building is a private gallery, its exterior walls and the roof are a single shell cast from white colored, heat-insulating lightweight concrete.

House for Art by Deppisch Architekten
© Sebastian Schels
House for Art by Deppisch Architekten
© Sebastian Schels

Converted from a old stable, the interior of the house is a 3 storey suite of rooms that is exposed by a vertical and horizontal glass ribbon.

House for Art by Deppisch Architekten
© Sebastian Schels
House for Art by Deppisch Architekten
© Sebastian Schels

By the choice of material creates a tension with the historical buildings, the old and new theme is interpreted in a sensitive manner. Both buildings combine to form an ensemble that evokes the increase of the special place.