Dutch architect Arjen Reas has completed a project called “Living on the Edge”. This project is a private assignment for an entrepreneur from the city center, and the question was posed, how could the family find peace on the edge of that same city. The site located where the city and open planes meet, and therefore has an obvious recognition that cannot be ignored. In the earlier times people here used to work with shapes for houses that were pure and plain, thatch was used as a cover for the roofs and the walls where made out of stones and a clay plaster.
I adore how they could make a simple, very modern looking home with traditional cover. Here in Hungary, there are many old houses with thatched roof too, which is a very good lagging, and it is really important these green-thinking days.
And the old Hungarian Version: