The view from the L-shaped panoramic window over the900 year old village of Denkendorf, with its abbey in thecentre, attracts everyone’s attention. The heated windowledge of fair-faced concrete is therefore the most popularseat in the house. Clearly defined, minimalist in its formand material, the trapeze shaped three floor residentialand office premise may appear cool at first glance. Thelarge windows open up the massive building, which initiallyseems quite closed, and allow views in and out fromevery aspect. Projecting parts of the building such as windowsand garage, bring a rhythm to the façade and playfulelements into the severe architecture. The projectingglass structure provides the living room with the necessarygenerous space, without increasing the total area ofthe house and therefore the building costs. The façade isplastered smooth grey. The tiled roof continues this colourand the building appears to be of one piece. Guttersand down pipes have been concealed. The anthracite colouredaluminium framed windows, flush with the façade,modelled on Swiss design create a smooth, homogenousappearance. Cooking, eating and living area flow into onewithout the interruption of supports or walls. The stairsform the core of the main living area, connecting the threefloors and the various living areas. The kitchen faces thegarden and opens on to the dining and living room. Adjacentis a utility room.