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Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

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Caviano, Switzerland
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Markus Wespi Jérôme de Meuron architects
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    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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