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Alpine Foothills House / deamicisarchitetti

Alpine Foothills House / deamicisarchitetti

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Borgiallo, Italy

Text description provided by the architects. The intervention takes place on what can be considered as a single tile within a very specific building typology, situated along areas with the highest degrees of declivity.

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Courtesy of Deamicisarchitetti

An opening in the perimeter block reveals the magnificent chestnut woods on the back become visible and cuts out a new private space for the house.

Second Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan

The room on top of it is suspended on the highest level and allows for a precious view of the plain below. The vertical distribution, developed on a single side, plays with the ambiguity of the limits between interiors and exteriors and releases and opens up the spaces of this relatively small volume.

Courtesy of Deamicisarchitetti
Courtesy of Deamicisarchitetti

The materials are the typical ones in the area (Lucerne stone, bricks, heat-treated larch wood, plaster), although used in an innovative manner.

Courtesy of Deamicisarchitetti
Courtesy of Deamicisarchitetti

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Cite: "Alpine Foothills House / deamicisarchitetti" 16 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/563847/alpine-foothills-house-deamicisarchitetti> ISSN 0719-8884
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