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Martinho Les Neyres Residence / Bonnard Woeffray Architectes

  • 01:00 - 10 November, 2010
Martinho Les Neyres Residence / Bonnard Woeffray Architectes
Martinho Les Neyres Residence / Bonnard Woeffray Architectes, © Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

© Hannes Henz © Hannes Henz © Hannes Henz © Hannes Henz +27

From the architect. The dwelling is located in Les Neyres, a hamlet situated on the slopes above Monthey where the vineyards stop and the chestnut woods start – a situation that is neither plane nor mountain.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

That said, the planning requirements dictate an alpine vernacular in an area zoned for chalet-style building. In its composition of volumes and use of materials, the project engages with the requirements by reinterpreting the characteristic image of an Illiez Valley chalet. The lines of the angled roof are incorporated within the volume of the house. The plan takes the form of a deformed hexagon.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

The autonomous volume appears inserted into the ground with no impact on the natural slope of the terrain. The only exception to this is the entrance lobby, which cuts into the incline and seems almost detached from the house.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

Starting from the lobby, the interior layout forms an ascent towards the countryside: first horizontally, with the long, narrow window that illuminates both the succession of day spaces and the nucleus of the kitchen; then vertically, with the tall bathroom window.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

The facades and roof are one. The glazed openings, of which there are few, are flush with the facade to reinforce the sense of mass.

The envelope is clad in rough pine boards sporting a black stain finish, its silhouette reminiscent of an ancestral chalet nestling in the landscape.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

The interior, by contrast, is uniformly and immaterially white, reinforcing the framing context of the landscape.

The sole use of colour is orange, present in the see-through windbreak on the terrace, the lightweight translucent dividing walls of the walk-in closets, the cladding of the music room, and the entrance lobby.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz
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i'm starting to like these guys more and more.

jppaulet · November 14, 2010

flawless execution.

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lex · November 11, 2010

lovely form, materials and details outside. the inside is to much white for my cup of tea.
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Roman · November 11, 2010

Inspiring simplicity and harmony between architecture and nature.

yury · November 11, 2010

house-coffin

up_today_arch · November 11, 2010

Very nice entire shape and interior views also fine... Perfect project for small house...

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