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Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

  • 00:00 - 14 February, 2009
Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

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  • Architects

    Markus Wespi Jérôme de Meuron architects
  • Location

    Caviano, Switzerland
  • Project Year

    2008

Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in an area of new buildings outside the historical center of Caviano, with a wonderful view on the lake and the mountains.

With its silver-dark-gray color and pure shape the house takes itself inconspicuously back and connects with natural stonewalls of the surroundings rather than with the heterogeneous buildings.

A hillside volume extension embodies the house with the mountain and enables a direct access to the upper house level.

The irregular window setting is melting the floors to a unit without recognizable partitioning.

Large space-strutted panorama openings alternate with small square ventilation windows.

To achieve an optimization of costs, it has been chosen a prefabricated timber construction, a compact volume, simple details and low cost materials.

At the inside the prefabrication is recognizable - the raw wood elements remains visible and are painted with the same silver-dark-gray colour as it was used for the timber facades.

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Cite: "Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects" 14 Feb 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/13991/wood-house-in-caviano-wespi-de-meuron/> ISSN 0719-8884
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