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  7. Alpine Cabins / pedevilla architekten

Alpine Cabins / pedevilla architekten

  • 01:00 - 10 September, 2014
Alpine Cabins / pedevilla architekten
Alpine Cabins / pedevilla architekten, © Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

© Gustav Willeit © Gustav Willeit © Gustav Willeit © Gustav Willeit + 21

© Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

Text description provided by the architects. The building ensemble is located in a hamlet of Enneberg at a height of 1,200 meters and it refers to the building tradition of the “viles”. The two staggered buildings with their cautious insertion into the hillside correspond to the local couple court type.

© Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

Regional ornaments and characteristic features like saddle roof, loggia and wood façade are taken up and realized in a new, pure and independent way.

© Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

Reducing the materials to some special from the surroundings (dolomite rock for the exposed concrete, solid swiss stone pine and larch) corresponds as well to the earlier style and the thought of sustainability.

© Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

Warm swiss stone pine wood and soft felt fabrics meet white exposed concrete in the interiors and form a thrilling composition.

© Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

The own water source, the geothermal energy, the passive application of solar energy and a PV plant provide the house with the necessary energy sources and make the building energetically self-sufficient.

© Gustav Willeit
© Gustav Willeit

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Alpine Cabins / pedevilla architekten" 10 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/544202/alpine-cabins-pedevilla-architekten/> ISSN 0719-8884