Scheidt Kasprusch Architekten a Berlin-based studio has designed the Minimum House. Completed in 2008, this two-storey contemporary home is located in Mellensee, Brandenburg, Germany.
According tot he architects: “The Minimum House at Mellensee was developed by the idea that a house with maximum outdoor impressions should make full use of solar yields for the building.
“The reflections of glass and light make the three-side glassed building shells appear immaterial. The modular building concept, that allowed a contemporary open-plan living space with high ecological and economic standards.
“The annual heating requirements answer to the low-energy standard. Soil sensor, ceiling-mounted radiation heating, controlled ventilation and a heat recovery support thermic automation. A bus system constantly supervises and regulates the contemporary German house.
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