Brick Wall House / 123DV Modern Villas

Brick Wall House / 123DV Modern Villas

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The location of this residence is highly exceptional: flanked by small-scale detached semi-classical houses with gabled roofs on one side, a large apartment block planned on the other.


The client wanted his dwelling to provide maximum privacy. The house represents the transition between these two worlds: the façade facing the apartment block is closed with the exception of a protruding stairwell that offers an intriguing view along the façade; the other side of the building consists of an informal configuration of rectangular volumes fitted with a large number of windows.


The house, entirely built of brick, blends in with its surroundings. It is a lively type of brick, in a sleek bond with emphatically horizontal joints.


The contrastive interior was kept as austere and clean as possible and features flawlessly plastered white surfaces. Kitchen, cupboards and built-in appliances are completely white as well. The dining table with a draw-leaf was specially designed for this house.

Extra Info

L. Yeh (Private)

private residence

Design team:
Floor Theuns, Jasper Polak

Advisor construction:
Kees Luyten, Rotterdam

Main contractor:
aannemersbedrijf Theo van der Kroon, Vlist

Wood work and fitted furniture:
Brandwacht & Meijer

Plot surface:
582 m2

Gross building volume:
863 m3

Gross floor surface:
190 m2

Start construction:
September 2008

June 2009