Surrounded by nature, this studio house situated directly at Wörthsee, communicates a feeling of seclusion and peace. The basic idea here was that of intensive dialog between architecture and nature. Large windows enable a direct experience of the landscape – of the lake and the woods. The owner constructed this place of retreat on his property directly next to the heritage-protected family home which dates back to 1929, firstly to create a space for working undisturbed and secondly to provide a private, inspirational atmosphere for talks with business partners. Occhio luminaires provide the perfect light source for each area of application. In the studio on the ground floor Più surface-mounted spotlights are distributed randomly around the room, independently of use. Light reflects from the walls, creating a basic brightness. Mains voltage halogen creates an inviting and warm atmosphere. Mobile reading and table luminaires provide additional light for the work surfaces and reading area on demand. In the basement Più piano recessed spotlights cast the for Occhio typical beams of light on the walls. The work surface in the dining area is intensively and evenly lit by Più alto surface-mounted LED spotlights, Divo suspended luminaires set effective accents above the dining table.
Year of realisation: 2010
Client: Martin et Karczinski, Munich
Architecture: Muck Petzet Architekten, Munich
Lighting design: Occhio store MUC
Lighting: Più alto, Sento lettura, Sento tavolo, Più piano, Divo stilo, Divo sospeso, Più piano doppio, Divo verticale
Photography: Thomas Popinger, Hamburg