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Liiva House / Arhitektid Muru & Pere

Liiva House / Arhitektid Muru & Pere
© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere
© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere

Architects: Arhitektid Muru & Pere Location: Viimsi Peninsula, Estonia Project Team: Urmas Muru, Peeter Pere, Janek Maat, Doris Orasi Site Area: 1,694 sqm Project Area: 300 sqm Images: Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere

Villa is situated in an old fishermen village near Tallinn in Viimsi peninsula. The shape has been derived from sea side stack of boulders. More firm and traditional facade is exposed to the street. The courtyard is more expressive,wild, opened, communicating.

© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere
© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere

The master key of the plan solution is the butterfly tie shaped main axes of the winter garden. It is surrounded by the rooms which compose traditional Estonian home- living room, kitchen, bedrooms, guest room, study, sauna.

ground floor plan
ground floor plan
second floor plan
second floor plan

The external walls and roof use tarres larch shingles. Southern wall is of white concrete.

© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere
© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere

The wooden surfaces in the yard maily consists of untreated laurch.

© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere
© Courtesy of Arhitektid Muru & Pere

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Nico Saieh
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Cite: Nico Saieh. "Liiva House / Arhitektid Muru & Pere" 19 Apr 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/56700/liiva-house-arhitektid-muru-pere/> ISSN 0719-8884
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