House facade design within 7 daysBlind

in Architectural Design held by MODERNVILLA2020
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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.


= Buyer's Rating
#19 Facade Design Version III by YAWE DESIGN
Sep 26, 2020 16:39
#3 house facade remodeing by UrbanOctopus
Sep 23, 2020 12:31
#10 House Facade 2 by Leo_CAD
Sep 24, 2020 16:17
#20 House Facade redesign by fatima_cj
Sep 26, 2020 19:14
#2 Rear Elevation Proposal by Jim81
Sep 23, 2020 0:23
#12 Concept 2 by Jim81
Sep 24, 2020 19:27
#16 Concept 5 by Jim81
Sep 25, 2020 19:40
#23 Back facade by edwinm
Sep 26, 2020 22:50
#15 Concept 4 by Jim81
Sep 25, 2020 19:40
#14 Concept 3 by Jim81
Sep 25, 2020 0:22
#26 DACH area Haus Facade by HRA
Sep 27, 2020 4:13
#5 House Facade 1 by Leo_CAD
Sep 23, 2020 15:28
#22 Basement Proposal by Jim81
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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