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New Concrete House / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

New Concrete House / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

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Gambarogno, Switzerland
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New Concrete House  / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects - Waterfront, Coast
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This house is standing on a steep slope in S. Abbondio, it’s designed for two people andtheir guests. The property adjoins on three sides to existing and new constructions, while to the downhill side it’s attached at the access road and above it provides free views to the Lake Maggiore and to the mountains. The cleareasy-cut volumetry and also the naturalistic materializing of the concrete in the same colour like the natural rocks, integrates the new building with caution in the heterogeneous area. Concrete gets the natural stone of the modern era,

New Concrete House  / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects - Windows, Facade
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The irregularly positioned window perforations maintain the monolith and create a sculptural unit.

New Concrete House  / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects - Image 4 of 23
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Spartan rooms and courtyards open up horizontally and vertically to water, forests and mountains, light and sun, they live from the poetry of nature.

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The limitation of a few basic materials like concrete and natural wood, generates a flowing interaction of interior and exterior and a natural archaic atmosphere.

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Cite: "New Concrete House / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects" 18 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/388051/new-concrete-house-wespi-de-meuron> ISSN 0719-8884
© Hannes Henz

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