Saturday, February 12, 2011
Villa Deys | Architectenbureau Paul de Ruiter
The clients of villa Deys, a senior couple, wanted a practical dwelling where they can also live at an advanced age. And because both love swimming, integrating a swimming pool into the design was an important request. In the house everything is ground floor, without thresholds and with sliding doors. Most of the equipment can be handled electrically: lighting, curtains, the sun blinds and the front door.
The garage can be converted into accommodation for nursing staff if necessary. And by linking the pool heating system with the low-temperature heating system of the house, in combination with a water pump, the pool area re-emits the energy it has absorbed and becomes part of the energy-saving climate system in the house.....more