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Chapel House / Martin Mutschlechner & Barbara Lanz

  • 00:00 - 6 November, 2010
Chapel House / Martin Mutschlechner & Barbara Lanz
Chapel House / Martin Mutschlechner & Barbara Lanz, © Günter Richard Wett
© Günter Richard Wett

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Text description provided by the architects. This home is located on the western outskirts of Gärberbach just above Innsbruck. The structure was formerly used for agriculture purposes as a mill and later a dedicated chapel which was the scene of the celebration of Mass with Andreas Hofer before the Bergisel battle.

© Günter Richard Wett
© Günter Richard Wett

The juxtaposition of new and old is revealed in the architectural structure of the building. This transformation is the design solution for natural illumination and a high-quality interior with a limited color palette.

© Günter Richard Wett
© Günter Richard Wett

Partially opened on two floors, the ground floor serves as the main living space, with a cooking area and living room. The bedrooms are situated on the second floor with limited light and exposure to the more public spaces below. This separation was intentional, creating a feeling of intimacy on the second floor and a fluid and open first floor. The hallway is the connecting thread and was designed to provide calm and naturalness while moving through the home.

© Günter Richard Wett
© Günter Richard Wett

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Cite: "Chapel House / Martin Mutschlechner & Barbara Lanz" 06 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/86578/chapel-house-martin-mutschlechner-barbara-lanz/> ISSN 0719-8884
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