Crown House by 81.WAW.PL

Nov 30, 2016

Category: Living

Built spaces work best when they are in conversation with their surroundings. Those conversations can either look like arguments, a-la-brutalist architecture, or more like a heart-to-heart. The Dom Corona, or ‘Crown House’ by Polish architectural firm 81.WAW.PL, falls into the later category.

Boasting a dramatic roofline and sharply cut windows, this concept, which won the first place prize in the World Architecture Community’s international competition in 2015 and placed as a finalist in Architizer’s A+ awards, reflects the jagged silhouettes of the not so distant mountaintops much in the same way the lake provides a mirror image of the home. Visitors drive up to the house across the edge of the lake, and pull right up to an almost hidden garage. Once inside the two story home, visitors can walk through the living room and out onto the Crown House’s main feature – the deck. A sharp triangle, this area juts out from the home and into the lake, making for a great place for entertaining guests or just taking time to enjoy the surroundings. From the lake, the home’s warm light looks as inviting as it’s lines are sharp.

Crown House 1

Crown House 2

Crown House 3

Crown House 4

Crown House 04

Crown House 5

More From Living

Dango's USA-Made EDC Tray Is The Perfect Pocket Gear Resting Place

With built-in cable management and non-slip pads for extra security.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Featured Image

This 12-Cabin Complex Is A Forest Eco Escape For Both Body & Mind

Boasting equestrian adventures, fly-fishing, trail hiking, and skiing.

Posted By

May 28, 2020

Featured Image

Build Your Dream Cabin With These Modular Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes

Dozens of different models to suit your family's needs.

Posted By

May 27, 2020

Featured Image

FormaFatal Designs The Ultimate Contemporary Costa Rican Surf Shack

A modern hillside vacation home that's currently available for rent.

Posted By

May 22, 2020

Featured Image

The ‘Desert House’ Is A Brutalist Dream Home For Rock Climbing Explorers

A conceptual compound designed to slot into the existing landscape.

Posted By

May 20, 2020

Featured Image

BRABUS’ Shadow 900 Is A 900HP Red Dot Design Award-Winning Powerboat

A 38.5' 70mph tender boat offering the ultimate in at-sea luxury.

Posted By

May 20, 2020