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Villa San Valentino / Architekt Stephen Unger

  • 00:00 - 10 June, 2010
Villa San Valentino / Architekt Stephen Unger
Villa San Valentino / Architekt Stephen Unger

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Merano, Italy
  • Architect In Charge

    Stephan Unger
  • Assistant

    Wolfgang Höllmüller
  • Site Manager

    Martin Geier, Franz Derntl
  • Engineering

    Gerhard Derntl
  • Client

    Dr.Erich Höller
  • Area

    400.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2008

Text description provided by the architects. Task

Planning of a bi-familiar house on high architectonic level for the cohabitation of 3 generations with common spaces.

Idea

To create a monolithic house with common spaces, under whose roof two independent habitation units are unified.

Orientation

Considering the orientation of the views.

The east-wing is looking towards Valle d’adige and the west-wing Val Venosta.

Design

The form answers to the characteristics of local mountains and its three-dimensional facade to the path oft he sun. The windows and the shadings are positioned such way, that the energy balance is optimized and the panorama is introduced in picture frames.

Appearance

Interior

Sustainability

The standards of “Casa Clima” under respecting the local climate conditions

The use of high quality materials with long duration

The characteristics of the landscape

The local traditions of craft and building typologies

The use of local recourses and natural materials

The use of renewable energies (groundwater, sun)

The personal needs and demands for the families

The orientation of the sun-path

The introduction of the landscape as panorama views

Cite: "Villa San Valentino / Architekt Stephen Unger" 10 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/63684/villa-san-valentino-architekt-stephen-unger/> ISSN 0719-8884
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