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New House in Ranzo / Wespi de Meuron

  • Architects: Wespi de Meuron
  • Location: Ranzo, 6577 Sant'Abbondio, Switzerland
  • Collaborators: Roberto La Rocca Architekt
  • Engineer: Anastasi
  • Building Physics: IFEC Consulenze
  • Master Builder: Clerici Vitali Dellea SA
  • Area: 127.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Hannes Henz

© Hannes Henz © Hannes Henz © Hannes Henz © Hannes Henz

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

From the architect. The project works with references to the historical architectural culture of the place and interprets them anew.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

The traditional natural grey plaster of the façade associated with the simple cube of the modern house detracts themselve from a precise temporal assignment.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

This house is closely linked to the historical paths from the lake to the village. The terrace with a mountainside courtyard wall, a long bench and natural stone paving has Mediterranean character. The pergola place on the old barn is directly connected with a steep staircase to the house and forms a counterpoint to the new building.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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