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Villa Rose and X-Park / Meganom

Villa Rose and X-Park / Meganom

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  • Architects: Meganom
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  550
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2004
  • Photographs Photographs:  Yury Palmin
  • Architects In Charge:Yury Grigoryan, Pavel Ivanchikov, Alexandra Pavlova
  • Project Team:E. Khrekona, S. Sidorenko, S. Bychkovskaya
  • Design Engineer:M. Kelman
  • Engineer:I. Shustova
  • General Designer :Startex stone
  • General Contractor :Startex stone
  • Country:Russia
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© Yury Palmin
© Yury Palmin

Text description provided by the architects. The X-park country village, designed in 2002, consists of six wooden houses and Villa Rose, made of structural glass.

Masterplan X-Park
Masterplan X-Park

The six houses present variations of the baseplan, where the four main spaces are arranged in an "X" shape: the swimming pool, the garage, the living and dining rooms, with the bedrooms located above.

© Yury Palmin
© Yury Palmin

The central Villa Rose is not merely a vacation home, it is also a private museum of Russian art of the early XX century. First, its life-size mock-up was built from wood and translucent mesh to determine the exact configuration of the shell and verify the scale and form.

© Yury Palmin
© Yury Palmin

The architectural scenario is based on the play of variations of the building's outward exposure. From the road, the house is hidden by the facade folds, whereas the part of the Villa facing the grounds is openly displayed. In the evening, the building lights up from within, playing with the transparency of the structured glass.

© Yury Palmin
© Yury Palmin

The interior of the Villa is in line with the idea of discrete variability. The space is open and fragmented; different functions seem to overlay one another: for instance, the entrance overlooks both the living room and the pool. The different interior textures are united by a uniform white, which turns the entire house into background for art.

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Project location

Address:Romashkovskiy Park, Moscow Oblast, Russia

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Cite: "Villa Rose and X-Park / Meganom" 04 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/517323/villa-rose-and-x-park-project-meganom> ISSN 0719-8884

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