Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects


A former Japanese technique of exterior cladding and currently much appreciated by many designers, the burned wood cladding, still known as “Shou Sugi Banse”, represents one of the biggest trends in architecture and from the moment. It is not surprising that we decided to reintegrate it into our broad design file. For this purpose it will be necessary to make a short quick trip through the Czech Republic. Are you already tempted to know more?

The beauty of the burnt wood cladding brilliantly demonstrated in the Czech Republic

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

Adopted in total look or sparingly, the technique of burning wood offers a wide range of blacks and textures. Aside from creating a protective finish for maintenance-free facades, Shou Sugi Banse focuses on the fascinating texture of burned wood and draws attention to its undeniable beauty. And this is precisely the case with the wood facade of the design house that we are about to introduce and which will largely explain our little escapade today.

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

Located in the city of Neveklov, Czech Republic, and designed by the famous architecture and modern design studio “Atelier Kuncarchitects”, this spectacular design villa will arouse your interest in its unusual aesthetics due to wood. A noble and ecological material par excellence, wood enhances the interior as well as the exterior while creating an elegant contrast between the two spaces. A nice conflict of shades catching the eye and making the place simply unique.

Burnt wood cladding, an outdoor coating par excellence

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects


Although in France the Japanese practice tends to democratize under the name of burnt wood cladding, you can also cross it under the name of “Yakisugi”. And despite the fact that wood is relatively difficult to maintain, it is certainly one of the most preferred materials by the majority of designers. So, if you fall for the gray wood, the burnt wood cladding will also interest you.

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

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Resistant to fire and various weather conditions, it does not require any specific maintenance and is therefore an excellent choice for every modern home. Regarding the principle of its implementation, the process of Shou Sugi Ban consists of a few essential steps that can be simplified in the following way: first, it carbonizes the surface of the wood, then it is cooled, it is carefully cleaned and finally applied with linseed oil.

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects


Designed for a Czech family and located in Neveklov, as we have already mentioned, this house, whose design strongly reminds us of a contemporary barn , is distinguished by the fact that the designers have decided to bet on the forms and the traditional lines of the local area. Combining tradition and modernity, they have succeeded in creating a modern family home full of contrasts.

The interior fuses with the outdoors thanks to the sliding glass doors

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects


While retaining its authentic architectural qualities and original spirit, designers have obviously chosen to base their concept on simplicity. A simplicity that only reinforces the expressive and original side of the burned wood cladding.

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

At the risk of repeating ourselves, one of the most significant and impressive features we see is certainly the difference between the outside and the inside. Once you’ve crossed the door, you’ll be immersed in a super-cozy Scandinavian-style atmosphere that has nothing to do with the dark appearance of the wooded facade we’ve just witnessed. In other words, we immediately see the obvious contrast between the Scandinavian decor, making the interior space welcoming, calm and bright enough, and the roughness of the burned wood cladding, which marries surprisingly well with the surroundings.

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

Given the above, it is not by chance that designers have chosen the style especially to enhance the interior of their spectacular project. Defined by its natural and elegant spirit at the same time, the Scandinavian decor here is both wise and neutral. The wooden design furniture and the small elements of decoration, seen in the image below, strongly aspire to relaxation and well-being, which are indeed the key words of this original project signed Atelier Kuncarchitects!

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects

Designed in white and featuring an open kitchen with a dining area, the central room ensures maximum optimization of the interior. As a bonus, each of its corners benefits from access to the outside thanks to the sliding glass doors providing a pleasant and luminous atmosphere throughout the day and leading to a large and super cozy wooden terrace!

* Design by Atelier Kuncarchitects

Huge house dressed in burnt wood cladding and signed Atelier Kuncarchitects


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