House KLR / archequipe

House KLR is a townhouse with two apartments in Cologne, renovated by the German firm Archequipe. The home has the geometric appearance and is bright and airy.

Architects: archequipe
Location: Cologne, Germany
Photography: Roland Unterbusch

From the architects:

One challenge regarding the design was to follow building laws while producing sufficient living space on the small plot. The valid building law requested 3.0 meters distance between ground floor and the eastbound property line while the second floor required 4.5 meters distance to the same boundary. In reaction to these demands a sculptural structure originated that seems to jump back and forth playfully multiple times……