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Villa P / LOVE architecture and urbanism

Villa P / LOVE architecture and urbanism

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Graz, Austria
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  180 Area:  180
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2010 Year:  2010
  • Photographs photographs:  Jasmin SchullerPhotographs:  Jasmin Schuller
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Mareiner
  • General Contractor:G. Hinteregger & Söhne BaugmbH
  • Client:Family Puttinger
  • Design Team:Sigrid Derler, Sabine Sternbach
  • City:Graz
  • Country:Austria
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© Jasmin Schuller
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The site – a relatively steep hill – offers a stunning view over Graz. This panorama also provided the main guiding principle for the design. One additional goal was to provide direct access to the garden. Due to the very steep slope, this goal actually worked contrary to the aim of maximizing the panoramic view.

© Jasmin Schuller
© Jasmin Schuller

The upper level, which is oriented completely towards the fantastic view, contains all of the living space, while the lower level houses the doctor’s office and adjoining rooms. This layout provides a clear separation of living and working spaces, including separate entrances.

© Jasmin Schuller
© Jasmin Schuller

The upper level features two spacious terraces – one facing south and west, which provides an extension of the living room and the children’s rooms, and one facing north and east, which is an extension of the bedroom and bathroom and affords somewhat more privacy. A very broad external staircase with sitting steps connects the upper level and the garden, thereby joining the living space and the garden into an organic whole.

© Jasmin Schuller
© Jasmin Schuller

A pool is located in front of the building and connects to the carport. The pool and carport together provide a clear border between the property and the street, thereby increasing the privacy of the property.

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Thus, a harmonious ensemble is created – a play of extrovert and introvert, of proximity and distance, which maximizes the strengths of the property, while simultaneously offering privacy.

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Cite: "Villa P / LOVE architecture and urbanism" 13 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/371707/villa-p-love-architecture-and-urbanism> ISSN 0719-8884

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