The subject of the project is the refurbishment of historic mountain log cottages in the Giant Mountains in Czech republic.

Studio Name: Refuel
Design Team: Zbynek Ryska, Jan Skoupy, Kamila Petrakova
Area: approx. 800 m2 GFA
Year: since 2021, project status 2022 – obtaining building permits
Location: Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Czech republic, Europe
Other Credits: rendering – Petr Ježek

Cottages in Rokytnice, Czech Republic by Refuel - Sheet3

The goal is to bring life to abandoned buildings and create a modern complex with apartments for rent.

Cottages in Rokytnice, Czech Republic by Refuel - Sheet4

We try to carefully restore historically valuable structures. At the same time, we add new functions in a new extension that respects the traditional mountain character.


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