Drezdenska Family House
Skopje, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of

This house near the centre of Skopje, in the popular Taftalidze neighbourhood, was the architects’ third residential project in 30 years for the same client. The brief was for a highly contemporary two-storey home - at least one floor lower than planning regulations allow. The entrance leads to a central staircase that connects all levels, each level treated as a separate apartment: the ground floor designed for the parents and the upper floor for the children. A large south-facing terrace on the upper level offers mountain views. The basement is split into two parts - one hosting utilities and storage, the other a "man’s retreat" with bar, entertaining area, and home cinema. All materials were selected for their eco-friendly qualities and to create an energy-efficient house. The building was awarded a BIG SEE Architecture Award in 2020, and its design has already influenced that of many others in the neighbourhood. 

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Skopje, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
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Completed 2020
435 m²
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