skinnySCAR by Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman
The extreme proportions of the plot, only 3.4 meters wide and 20 meters deep, resulting in a stacked open typology. The black masonry facades are adapted to their orientation: it opens up to the garden with a two-story high glass front and panoramic windows, while it remains more private towards the public street. The Brazilian masonry bond functions as a veil that plays with light and shadows of the suns rays. The materials that are used in the interior are simple and natural. They bring warmth to the interior without dominating the perception.