SD Residence / BMA – Besian Mehmeti Architects
June 17, 2021
Area: 800 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects SD Residence / BMA – Besian Mehmeti ArchitectsSave this projectSaveSD Residence / BMA – Besian Mehmeti Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/956986/sd-residence-bma-besian-mehmeti-architects Clipboard Photographs 2018 Save this picture!© Vase Petrovski+ 27Curated by Paula Pintos Share Design Team:Stefan Atanasoski, Bisera Krckovska, Armend Hebipi, Hristijan Ivanovski, Teuta Bajrami, Hristina Mijalcheva, Nasuf Nebiu.Engineering:Omega ProektCity:TetovoCountry:MacedoniaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Vase PetrovskiRecommended ProductsResidential ApplicationsLunawoodLunawood Thermowood Façade and Decking in Project ÖResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsAir Facade Panels in Fonsanta RestaurationWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System – LINEAText description provided by the architects. The SD Residence occupies a compact plot, located in a rationally urbanized late 70s neighborhood in the outskirts of Tetovo, North Macedonia with a panoramic view towards the Sharr Mountains. Save this picture!© Vase PetrovskiThe client commissioned a house to provide accommodation for a multi-generational family. Besides typical spaces for the family, the house should accommodate other amenities; a pool, wellness, and playrooms for the kids. The most prominent space in the house should be the social area. Connected with the unified dining and living rooms, the kitchen should be spacious and communicate into a semi-covered space belonging to an outdoor area that allows the living room and dining area to expand into the exterior. Regarding the private areas, seven bedrooms were commissioned: three en suite master bedrooms and four children bedrooms separated from the former, all of them with their own bathrooms. It was decided that the program would be stacked on multiple levels due to the restrains of the site. Save this picture!© Vase PetrovskiThe design of the building is driven by the content and its urban context. White volumes with various programs are stacked to form a structure incorporating several voids that become terraces or spaces into which windows and planters are slotted.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanAt the heart of the home, wooden sculptural stairs set on top of each other define an axis for vertical circulations around which all spaces are organized. While on the ground floor they release the living room from the private master bedroom, upstairs they separate the master and secondary bedrooms and the common area on the top floor, according to what the client asked for.Save this picture!© Vase PetrovskiThe entrance is not only a space for taking off the shoes; we aimed to create a semi-covered space for various events that extends to the garden. Some of the rooms open onto terraces that seamlessly extend the living areas onto the building’s exterior. Others incorporate large windows that enable daylight to penetrate the spaces while achieving an insular sense of privacy. The lowest level – basement, contains a leisure and wellness area along with the technical room; the ground floor mainly accommodates the public domain of the house, and the upper levels (the first and second floor) private bedrooms. Save this picture!SectionThe interiors are made of white wall surfaces and dark solid wood floors. The layout of the spaces leaves enough room for free circulation between the furniture and allows for an individualized reading of each piece. Boards and furniture are made of wood and solid surfaces to add warmth to the white backdrop. The kitchen at the rear of the living room features a stone-like counter.Save this picture!© Vase PetrovskiSave this picture!© Vase PetrovskiThe facades are clad in a puzzle of whiteboards of hanging panels, interrupted by recessed windows of varying dimensions set at different heights to frame views of the surrounding mountains. The wood-like surfaces surrounding the windows introduce a warm contrast and interrupt the uniform and homogenous facade. Beneath the “wrapping” of the house, a thermal insulation component system ensures the energy efficiency of the building. Save this picture!© Vase PetrovskiThe façade panels and materials in use meet the latest technical requirements in the fields of energy efficiency, noise, and fire protection. Altogether, the SD Residence provides an environment that is simultaneously a lush celebration of the client’s many accomplishments, and warm and casual space for both physical and mental relaxation with family and friends.Save this picture!© Vase PetrovskiProject gallerySee allShow lessRene Cassin School Canteen / Brulé Architectes AssociésSelected ProjectsThe Fascinating History and Hidden Ugliness of Curb AppealArticles Share Houses “COPY” SD Residence / BMA – Besian Mehmeti Architects ArchDaily Macedonia Photographs: Vase Petrovski Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeBMA – Besian Mehmeti ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsDecoration & OrnamentMies van der Rohe AwardTetovoOn FacebookMacedoniaPublished on February 19, 2021Cite: “SD Residence / BMA – Besian Mehmeti Architects” 19 Feb 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.