Bamboo house

Location: Brno, Komín
Author: Marek Jan Štěpán
Garden's author: Petr Förchtgott
Cooperation: Vanda Štěpánová, Bořivoj Srba, Jakub Staník, Lukáš Svoboda
Contractor: JB stavební, s. r. o.
Built up area: 216 m2
Usable area: 428,4 m2
Living area: 272,2 m2
Enclosed volume: 1285 m3
Photography: Štěpán Vrzala, archive of atelier


The house stands in residential area in Brno. The bamboo house reflect lifestyle of the client and their Eastern spiritual values. The main composite sign is horizontal line defined by concrete floor slab. Along the perimeter is gallery, which makes simple barrier between indoor and outdoor. In the grarden is hardy bamboo, that refer to the family house.