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Residential Building L'Ermitage / Ipas Architectes + Andrea Pelati Architecte

  • Architects: Ipas Architectes, Andrea Pelati Architecte
  • Location: Rue Charles-Knapp 30, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Architects: Andrea Pelati Architecte + Ipas Architectes
  • Design: ipas architectes sa
  • Author: Eric Ott, ipas architects sa
  • Co-author: Andrea Pelati
  • Project Team: Andrea Pelati, Eric Ott, Gilles Batista, Jean-Claude Prêtre
  • Project Consultants: Mauler SA – Ccivil Engineers
  • General Management: andrea pelati architecte
  • Execution: andrea pelati architecte
  • Client: Habitat Concept Sàrl
  • Area: 1950.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Thomas Jantscher

© Thomas Jantscher © Thomas Jantscher © Thomas Jantscher © Thomas Jantscher

From the architect. A secular park ... a mansion ... majestic trees ... this is the gorgeous setting the residential building l’Ermitage settles in.

Overlooking the town of Neuchatel, this plot enjoys proximity to the center and an exceptional location.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

To fit perfectly into this verdure, the building is fragmented, plays with its volumes. The environment is reflected in the shimmering facade enliven by the varying colors through the seasons.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

The disarticulated levels result in large outdoor spaces. The apartments enjoy an uncommon relation to nature, surrounded by the trees and opened on a panorama offered by the lake and the Alps.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

On each floor lies a large apartment, designed according to the desires and needs of buyers. A way of planning housing tinted with freedom.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher
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