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Germany-based practice AMUNT Architects have designed a family home in Tübingen, Germany. The zero-energy house with 2 separate living units for 4 children and 2 adults is located on a south facing slope with a beautiful view towards the castle of Tübingen. Here is a description from the architects, “The old land-use plan from the 1950s only required a developable site window and the integration into the surroundings. Demanded The client, a passively heated house for the family – the parents and four children. The use of energy efficient technology, natural materials and use of existing resources makes it a sustainable building. An important aspect was the adaptability of the house to the family situation.
The house has a second livecycle. Planed for a couple with four children it can easily being split up into two separate dwellings if two of the children move out. The effective area of the house is 138 sqm. . Which can be separated into to units at 81 and 57 sqm During the warmer seasons – spring, summer and autumn – the living area can easily being extended on the huge 12 sqm. balcony and the 23 sqm forecourt.”
Photography: Brigida González