H House / Wiel Arets Architects
The H House is a detached single family glass residence with an irregularly shaped, the interior of the house has no structural walls and very few rectangular columns support the structural slabs.
Architects: WAA – Wiel Arets Architects
Location: Veldstraat, Maastricht, Netherlands
Photographs: Jan Bitter, João Morgado
From the architects:
The house, designed for a couple—a dancer and an actor, both of whom are also landscape architects—is located in an existing formal garden. Composed of two concrete floor slabs which are wrapped in an all glass skin, varying from transparent to opaque, the interior of the house is organized as a single, open, loft-like space, with a central mezzanine suspended above. The only exceptions to the open space are the two smaller independent volumes of the bathroom, which cantilevers out over the ground floor slab, and the entry vestibule, which projects above the main volume to form a roof terrace……