A sheep in wolf’s clothing.., but villagers call it the rust bucket.
Against the common tendency to live smaller when pension is near, these clients enlarge there active area. An old shed is remodelled into an atelier for flexible use such as handcraft, workshops and exhibitions. Respecting the old footprint partly outlined with existing brick walls the volume is elevated and framed by a new cap of weathering steel.
The interior is a handmade patchwork of personalized storage elements. To achieve a basic spatial experience the ceiling height in the far corners differ between the minimal height 2,60m and allowed roof height for an annex.
Selfmade details were tested and applied. The geometry of the Cor-ten steel roof had to be hand measured and was divided into three orders for transport and corrections. Aside from gaining building experience, construction costs were reduced with 75% by saving hours and direct contact with the producer.