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Building in Brione / Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects

  • 02:00 - 19 July, 2016
Building in Brione / Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects
Building in Brione / Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects, © Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

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  • Construction supervision

    Guscetti Arch. Dipl.
  • Engineer

    Anastasi SA
  • Building Physics

    IFEC Consulenze SA
  • Constructor

    Merlini + Ferrari SA
  • Carpenter

    Erich Keller AG
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© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

Text description provided by the architects. The new building is located in a privileged but sprawled urban area above Locarno, with an overwhelming view on the city, the surrounding mountains and the lake. The project is a discrete reaction to a daily subject: to build into a crowded and chaotic urbanized area.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz
Plan 2
Plan 2
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© Hannes Henz

Therefore all attributes of a classical house were totally omitted. Two simple steaning cubes are emerging from the hill – fragmentarily - more associated to the landscape than to the other existing buildings – more alike a wall than a house – and time less.

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© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz
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Habitable interiors are generated through cavities. Two similar big openings, with wooden grids serving as moveable gates, are providing access and view.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

Additional light is taken in through courtyards. The water of the swimming pool, embedded in the valley facing cube, merges perfectly with the lake.

© Hannes Henz
© Hannes Henz

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Cite: "Building in Brione / Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects" 19 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/791579/building-in-brione-wespi-de-meuron-romeo-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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