Villa W / CMA

  • 01:00 - 20 March, 2012
Villa W / CMA, Courtesy of CMA
Courtesy of CMA
  • Architects

  • Location

    Taunus, Germany
  • Architect in Charge

    CMA
  • Client

    Private
  • Gross Volume

    2,250 cbm
  • Area

    445.0 sqm
  • Photographs

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From the architect. Site

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Set on a southwestern slope, the view over the hilly landscape of Taunus inspired the shape of this structure.

Render
Render

Design

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The building’s geometry mediates between the neighboring structures. A white, L-shaped volume – containing the bedrooms on the upper floor – hovers over the U-shaped living area on the ground floor. The basement is extensively inscribed into the slope and contains the guest- and the Wellness/SPA-area.

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Energy scheme

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The lack of a gas supply line was the initial point for developing the structure’s energy scheme. The latter implied the usage of geothermal energy being the most ecologically worthwhile and forward-looking solution.

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