The composition of the House MARLES GEN-2 was devised with
the idea of a "concept car for the Frankfurt Fair", therefore
a "concept house for Ljubljana Fair DOM" that explores the
limits of the use of wooden structures in residential construction.
The working name of the studio was Murcielago - connoisseurs
of gasoline vapors will know what that is. While communicating
with Marles's development department we increasingly became
aware that the benefits we took for extreme are in fact completely
normal for the manufacturing world of wood. Wood has proven
to be a building material easily capable of handling demanding
architectural compositions, which brought us to the idea that
"conceptual house" can in fact get a real price and go into
So continued the story of GEN 2 house - a house for two generations.
The composition that ensued comprises two residential units:
the larger unit is used by the generation that "produces",
the smaller is alternatively used by two generations - either
by those who embark on their own for the first time or those
that enjoy the fruits of autumn life. This way, the house
regains importance of the home where generations follow each
other. Every generation has its own wing and its own garden.
The house can grow or shrink modularly, and adjust to terrain