A House for a Writer in Bohemia

Hostka, Czech Republic
completed 2015
photos by Elan Fessler, Jana Rackova

Certificate of Merit
AIA Pittsburgh Design Awards 2014

A House for a Writer in Bohemia is located thirty miles north of Prague, serving as a retreat that is both private yet full of light and open spaces. The energy efficient residence Attention to craft and detail in the blending of wooden beams and new plaster openings creates spaces that are both modern and contextual.

Project Architect: Elan Fessler

"Up the staircase stood a shaft of neutral air, which, upon any door or window being opened, received a tremor of spring."
—Bowen, Elizabeth. The Death of the Heart. 302.