House facade design within 7 daysBlind

in Architectural Design held by MODERNVILLA2020
Contest Ended, Winner(s) have been selected.
We are currently in the process of finalizing the design for a modern villa in the DACH (Germany/Austria/Switzerland) region. We are super happy with the front of the villa. We love the design there.
However, we are not happy with the backside facade of the villa. The design misses a clear structure. There is some design element here and there. Windows are a bit randomly positioned from an outside perspective (from the inside it makes sense). So far there is no real light concept for the backside.
The idea of the contest is to find our dream design for the backside of our villa.
Let me provide some details. There is more in the presentation
As can be seen from the floor plan we are planning the stairs with two skybridges (which means there is some space between floor and window) at the right side of the left part of the building.
The idea was to have one big window that covers at least two floors. Currently the third floor which is the „Cube“ on the roof is slighthly moved back.
We have also planned a small water area in front of the left part of the house so that there is a mini bridge leading to the entrance door (similar to the design of another villa we included in the presentation).
There is a stairs going down to the basement where we have on the left a guest room and on the right the living/bed room of the nanny’s flat.
Above that is the window to an office with library. The closed space left of it is a wall in the living room which could potentially also become a window.
Above that the three windows are kids room / bathroom windows
At the top in the cube the three windows are in the bathroom

Now so far we have refrained from adding more windows since on the first floor we have on the left the walk-in dressing room where windows are not needed .Then at the top in the cube to the right there is far right the sauna and next to it we need the wall for some fitness device installations inside.
Having said that there is always an option to have kind of fake windows where behind them there is a wall.
The outcome of the competition should be some illustrations with ideas for the backside of the house also showing or highlighting some materials to be used.
In addition some idea with regards to the construction leading to the basement would be welcome. How would that look best in terms of stairs, green area etc.
Since we need to finalize the renderings soon, there is only a week time before ending the competition.
All details an be found in the presentation including all floor plans. Please feel free to be creative. However the shape oft he building is a given.
The design which we think looks best will be the winner. It can be drawings or some rough rendering or anything else which shows clearly the ideas. A single perspective is sufficient. The higher the illustration/picture quality the better. We would always need a pdf or jpg to evaluate.


#19 Facade Design Version III by YAWE DESIGN
I have uploaded a new version of the facade design.
Sep 26, 2020 16:39
#11 Facade Design Version II by YAWE DESIGN
Please check the updated design. I have made one version with windows in the walk-in wardrobe and another one without windows in that area. The version with windows in the walk-in wardrobe contains switch glass – it goes from clear glass to opaque glass just by pressing a button or if you want a smart home you can do that on your mobile app.
Let me know if this is the right direction -I will be happy to do the changes to be exactly on your taste.
Best regards.
Sep 24, 2020 17:23
#1 Facade designs 1 by studio701
Submitting my concept ideas to get your feedback and to know if this is the right direction.
If you have any questions or suggestions. Let me know.
Sep 22, 2020 2:28
#18 Flower-Villa-in by Pathan Rodger
We tried to capture the essence of provided design direction. I hope our work was successful.
Sep 26, 2020 11:02
#21 Rare Facade Design by AO VStudio
I have designed the rare facade of the house tried to sync it with the whole house.
two Options are created according to materials.
Sep 26, 2020 19:50
#27 Concept 1 updated by studio701
Sharing with you the updated concepts after your feedback
You can pick & choose the features that you like from all the concepts shared.
Sep 27, 2020 4:45
#9 evn_villa by EVN
Thank you for your feedback. I have made 3 proposal for the left side windows. Let me know if you are happy with one of them.
Also, i've made a top-view proposal for the stairs. If you are ok with the concept, i would provide you a 3d view.
Sep 24, 2020 13:59
#7 villa facade remodeling by UrbanOctopus
ok, following your comments - here are several alternative versions.
#2 has narrower windows so that the bathroom and wardrobe areas are covered for privacy. the windows are 2-storey with a single window on top floor, but they are supposed to read as one vertical element.
#3 has elegant wood panels next to windows, for privacy (possibly walnut, i am not sure what wood is locally available in your place of residence). they could be smooth panels or have vertical texture.
#4 has elegant wood panels with horizontal texture.
#5 has very dark wood panels (it could actually be some other material).
These are very sketch ideas, so if you like any of them, I can do a proper 3D model.
Sep 24, 2020 9:31
#6 evn_villa by EVN
Here is my proposal to improve your villa ( which is quite already very nice By the way ! ). It is not a revolution but i've tried to simplify the whole reading of the building by adding some strong signature elements that permit to connect the elements together. Let me know if it goes in the right direction. Don't hesitate if you want modification or other views of the villa with this concept.
Sep 23, 2020 19:45
#3 house facade remodeing by UrbanOctopus
Hello, attaching a rough sketch idea of what I think would look good with the rest of the house, because you have to respect the entire design (which is why your current version looks slightly out of place possibly).
Sep 23, 2020 12:31
#10 House Facade 2 by Leo_CAD
Please let me know your comments about this modified design.
Sep 24, 2020 16:17
#28 House Facade 3 by Leo_CAD
I hope you like the modification.
Sep 27, 2020 11:53
#8 villa facade remodeling by UrbanOctopus
and another 2 ideas - introducing a screen mesh panel or glass brick wall to retain privacy while permitting a sufficient amount of light.
Sep 24, 2020 12:20
#20 House Facade redesign by fatima_cj
Good evening,
I already liked the concept for the backside, so I did not want to make any drastic changes to it. I thought that extruding the wall which the wardrobe and the dressing room share to discretely create a roof while joining other extruded parts of the wall, such as the one on the corridor from the 1st floor. I added two thin windows on the dressing room as natural light is always helpful when deciding whether an outfit will look better or worse on it. Downstairs, in the wardrobe room, I made the wall fully out of glass. The plants in front of it provide enough privacy while providing a more natural look from the inside of the house. On the corridor leading up to the kids’ room, I added a window for one to be able to look outside and enjoying the view while walking there. I also added three windows to the sauna part of the top floor and extruded backwards a bit of the gym and sauna wall to continue the terrace on the side. I believe it would be ideal to contemplate the snowy landscape while relaxing in such a steamy room, the contrast would be superb for the client. Finally, I extended the glass from the office and library to the living room, allowing more natural light to enter the rooms.
As for the outside, I made the fountain bigger to provide a little more privacy to the wardrobe room. In front of it, the water would flow and freely surround the steps leading to the backside of the house.
I hope you like my design and will look forward to keeping in touch!
Kind regards,
Sep 26, 2020 19:14
#2 Rear Elevation Proposal by Jim81
Hello Sir,
Rear elevation proposal attached with description of changes. If this is going in the right direction, I will move on to proposed basement stair modifications.
Sep 23, 2020 0:23
#12 Concept 2 by Jim81
Sep 24, 2020 19:27
#4 Facade Design by YAWE DESIGN
I have modified the façade in order to make sense from the inside (floor plan coordination) as well as to be pleasing when you look at it from the outside. I made sure that all the windows are well balanced and together makes a good composition. As long as the floor plans stay the same I can’t do a lot more with the façade, but if you are willing to change the floor plan function, we can have a total different approach.
Let me know if you want to change anything.
P.S. I can send the 3D files if needed.
Best regards
Sep 23, 2020 14:59
#16 Concept 5 by Jim81
Sep 25, 2020 19:40
#23 Back facade by edwinm
To achieve the design, I have applied the principles of architecture from the Form Space and Order.
Sep 26, 2020 22:50
#15 Concept 4 by Jim81
Sep 25, 2020 19:40
#14 Concept 3 by Jim81
The "wow" factor.
Sep 25, 2020 0:22
#26 DACH area Haus Facade by HRA
This is a simple modification of the house rear view, several architectural element where added in sync with the samples given while considering the function of each room and required natural lighting. We hope you like our concept.
Sep 27, 2020 4:13
#5 House Facade 1 by Leo_CAD
I hope you like it.
But if you want me to change something,
please let me know.
Sep 23, 2020 15:28
#22 Basement Proposal by Jim81
Proposal attached to create a more green basement area.
Sep 26, 2020 20:20


Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:30:32 +0000
Hi Chris - actually I don't have the exact measurements. Only the floor plans.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:28:26 +0000
If you look at the backside of the house then north is to the left and south to the right. It receives little sun on that side - only the lawn in front of it. The front of the house has more sun almost all day.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:14:08 +0000
sir, where is north? The country or city where the site is, if you consider providing the details that'll be very much helpful
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:18:18 +0000
Yes, measurements of the building. If possible.
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:32:21 +0000
Hi Albertus, I would love to share a CAD file, however the rendering is just a whiteboard version not the final one and the agency will not submit this one to us before.
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:30:44 +0000
Hi Chris - what do you mean with dimensions? You mean measurements of the building?
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:05:32 +0000
Can you get us some dimensions as well?
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:58:07 +0000
Hello there, do you have any CAD file for this project? With limited time, you can increase the design submission if you can share existing design in 3D CAD format

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