The INTERNATIONAL AWARDS ASSOCIATE, based in New York, USA, honored COMMOD HOUSE ET “Badehaus” with the MUSE Award in GOLD in the “Architectural Design Residential” category. From more than 15,000 submissions, COMMOD HOUSE ET “Badehaus” was selected by the international jury as one of only 17 projects worldwide. “The INTERNATIONAL AWARDS ASSOCIATE sets new international industry standards for outstanding awards. International Awards Associate (IAA) believes that creative recognition is critical to the growth of communities and the economy as a whole. The organization consists of award-winning communication professionals who are dedicated to finding the exceptionally creative “stars” and giving them the recognition they deserve. “
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COMMOD HOUSE ET “Badehaus” Submission:
“COMMOD HOUSE ET “Badehaus” is an ensemble of different shades of white on 69m² consisting of 2 modules. The geometrically cut wooden façade captures the different lighting scenarios and reflects them as 3D effect. Vertical blinds in front of windows serve not only as a privacy screen, but also as a shade for the residents during the hot summer months at the Lake. These elements underline the cool aura, making the shady and cooling aspect of the house visually recognizable.
The facade is individually crafted by hand and has both an outward and an inward facing tapering in the area of the large window openings. The alternation of light and shadow on the façade – depending on daytime and weather – arouses both, curiosity and interest in the viewer.
Another special feature of the bath house: it is placed directly on the “green meadow” by using screwing foundations. The wooden house thus grows like a plant out of the ground and seems to become one with the environment and nature. The only – not white – design element inside the house is the dining table and the matching bench with custom-made matt brushed stainless steel legs. The seating group picks up on the slant that runs through the whole house from the entrance and opens up the living space to direct the occupant and his view directly out to the lake, while at the same time allowing optimum use of the limited living space. The chosen material is grey oiled oak to set an accent while being just one shade darker than white.
The bathhouse consists of a central living area with a 270 degree design kitchen, from which the two bedrooms are accessed, separated by floor-to-ceiling sliding doors disappearing into the wall. Connected to the main room are the bath- and the changing-rooms. Long brushed white oiled oak planks cover the living space floor, large-size stoneware tiles the entrance hall and the bathrooms. When the sliding elements are opened, the living space merges fluently into the adjacent rooms, making the house open and spacious.”