House V
completed, Zagreb, 2007.

House V was designed in order to satisfy the needs of a family. Applying communication between the common and individual rooms, the facilities and functions of the space have been connected into a single unit that creates a comfortable living area for a family. 
The house is situated beneath Zagreb mountain Medvednica, on a relatively mild hill that stretches from south to east. The formed building direction and the quality of the landscape have directly influenced the position of the house.
The house is closed on the north side along the street and opens up into a large private garden thus creating a sense of intimacy for family life. The ground floor is intended for the common activities of the inhabitants, with a gradual staircase connecting the serene living area to private rooms on the first floor. Exits to the outdoor landscape are possible from the pool on the southern side, the porch area on the southeastern side, along the glass front of the living room and from the commercial part on northeast side. The open ground floor is directed towards the outside area while the partly enclosed first floor with a terrace only symbolically plays with the relationship of the intimate and transparent.
The longitudinal volume that breaks amply is included in the dynamic by vertical openings on both floors on the western façade. With its shape and careful fit into the surrounding landscape, House V stands out distinctly from the buildings around it.

PROJECT NAME House V

PROJECT NO 042

PROGRAM housing

STATUS completed

PROJECT 2001-2005

CONSTRUCTION 2005-2007

LOCATION Croatia, Zagreb

SITE AREA 3304 m²

GROSS FLOOR AREA 599 m²

VOLUME 2312 m³

FOOTPRINT 403 m²

ALTITUDE 250 m

AUTHOR 3LHD

PROJECT TEAM Saša Begović, Marko Dabrović, Tatjana Grozdanić Begović, Silvije Novak, Paula Kukuljica, Koraljka Brebrić Kleončić, Romana Ilić

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING UPI-2M - Berislav Medić

BUILDING PHYSICS Mateo Biluš

HVAC Mario Josipović

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Mr-konzulting - Renato Majcunić

PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE Vodotehnika - Nenad Šutevski

POOL SYSTEMS Makro 5 - Dragan Zgaga

BILL OF QUANTITIES Marija Babojelić

MODEL Petar Mišković

PHOTOGRAPHY Damir Fabijanić