A Photographer’s Home With A Light-Filled Atrium

Architecture practice Pasel Künzel Architects created a minimal home featuring a timber-clad facade located in the city of Leiden in the Netherlands.

Home to a photographer’s family, the light streams in through the large floor-to-ceiling glass windows from the front of the house, flooding the building with direct sunlight. Additionally, the structure consists of an expansive atrium at the center of the house besides a home office and a roof terrace, putting the focus on “the ever-changing ambience of light and space”. Speaking of the idea behind the structure’s design, the architects say: “From the outside the house hides its spacious qualities, from the inside it unfolds a world of visual connections and provides a framework for social diversity.”

"From the outside the house hides its spacious qualities, from the inside it unfolds a world of visual connections and provides a framework for social diversity."
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All images © Marcel van der Burg

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