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Construction of a house in Genolier / LRS Architectes

Construction of a house in Genolier / LRS Architectes

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Genolier, Switzerland
  • Architects: LRS Architectes
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  432 Area:  432
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009 Year:  2009
  • Photographs photographs:  Thomas JantscherPhotographs:  Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

This single family house, built in an area with strict zoning regulations, diverts the vernacular language of the typicalchalet into playful and contemporary architecture.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

The topographical insertion, in a «plug-in» way, inverts the interior walk and the superposition of the functions.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

Reachable from the upper side of the plot, the living spaces evolve underneath the roof, facing the magnificentlandscape of the Alps and Lake Geneva.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

The middle floor, with the master and child bedrooms, includes a terrace. From the garden, the ground floor (with indoorpool and workshop) is accessible.

© Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

This single family house becomes immersed in the topography and lets us play with the perceptions and the variety ofscales. The relationship between the inhabitant and the distant landscape (the lake and the Alps) and the nearby context(the garden, terrace and the porch) is a central theme of the project.

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Cite: "Construction of a house in Genolier / LRS Architectes" 13 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/454355/construction-of-a-house-in-genolier-lrs-architectes> ISSN 0719-8884
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