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Single-family home projects ready for download

The technical guide to designing single-family home projects: download the DWG project examples with floor plans, elevation views, cross-sections, isometric views and 3D model produced with an architectural BIM design software

In this practical guide dedicated to residential building types we will analyze two single-family home projects, both reproduced in a specific context with the aid of a professional software for architects and engineers.

As for the previous articles, you will also have the opportunity to download single-family home projects 3D models in .edf format together with project renders and DWG CAD drawings. Below you can immediately download the fully functional trial version of the architectural BIM design software used to produce the examples.

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Render of a single-family home in Pirita produced with Edificius

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Render of a single-family home in La Coma produced with Edificius

Download the BIM models of the two single-family home projects

3D BIM model (.edf file) of the house in Pirita

3D BIM model (.edf file) of the house inLa Coma 

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Single-family home projects

The first project is a two-storey private home inspired by a building located in a picturesque residential area in Pirita, Tallinn.

The solar exposure and the building surrounding flat environment, having a pine forest on two sides, make the design remarkably outstanding.

The main feature of this single-family home refers to the volumetric consistency of the roof:

  • the back side frames the views towards the forest
  • on the front side, the daylight is captured thanks to the varying dimensions of the openings giving natural and nuanced light.

The common areas are located on the ground floor, and are connected to the garden. The dining area and the kitchen are placed on the prominent volume facing the southern side which receives the whole spectrum of the day light. The living room and the sauna face the western side and they have direct access to the porch. The porch is part of the landscape that was planned for gradually expanding itself outside the surrounding nature up to becoming part of the building and deleting the boundary between inside and outside.

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Floor plan of the single-family house in Pirita produced with Edificius

 

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B_B cross-section of the single-family house in Pirita produced with Edificius

The floor upstairs consists of a private space with four bedrooms and bathrooms. Three bedrooms have access to the terrace on the common roof facing the evening sunlight.

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Isometric view of a single-family home in Pirita produced with Edificius

The building is covered with vertical black pine wood, with the utmost respect for the location, . The relatively large volume is visually reduced, and its sculptural envelope is characterized by a monochromatic scheme.

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Elevation view of a single-family home project in Pirita – produced with Edificius

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Single-family home plan in a steep terrain context

Constructed area: 420 m2

The second project is a two-storey private house inspired by a building in Spain in the residential complex of La Coma, in Borriol (Castellón).

The house is built in on a 1560 m2 lot with challenging topographic features and steep slopes in both directions (NORTH-SOUTH in longitudinal direction and EAST-WEST transversal).

The building has been designed starting from two main concepts:

  • the intention to locate the building in the highest and steepest point of the area – obtaining exploitable terraces or flat areas – with the consequent integration between the building and the surrounding landscape. Moreover, the natural ventilation is used effectively – which is important considering the harsh climate – especially in summer.
  • the access road, that crosses part of the lot, from the entrance to the garage, and passes under the building, creates a comfortable and shadowy entrance.
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First floor plan of the single-family home in La Coma – produced with Edificius

Moreover, this simple volume single-family detached house is well-located in the mountains, leading to a close connection between each floor and the outside.

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B_B cross-section of a single family home in La Coma – produced with Edificius

 

Also, the house overlooks a scenic road with significant slopes which creates a vast shaded area facing the landscape.

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South elevation of single-family home in La Coma – produced with Edificius

Finally, despite the project’s surface, the system of courtyards organized at different levels develops diagonally. This contributes to the creation of continued space, together with the establishment of a strong connection between every level of the house and the external area, in addition to making possible the exploitation of the natural ventilation.

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Download the BIM models (.edf format) of the single-family home projects

House project in Pirita

House project in La Coma

Download the project drawings of the single-family house in Pirita

Download the project drawings of the single-family house in La Coma

Click here to download Edificius, the architectural BIM design software

 

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