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House in Corsier / bunq architectes

House in Corsier / bunq architectes

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Corsier, Switzerland
  • Collaborators:Maxence Derlet
  • Architects In Charge:Laurent Gaille, Philipe Gloor, Julien Grisel, Cyril Lecoultre
  • City:Corsier
  • Country:Switzerland
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© David Gagnebin-de Bons
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Text description provided by the architects. This project is a reflection on how a villa residential area can be densified. The new house is situated in a garden beside an existing villa. No attempt was made to extend the existing building; instead, the building presents itself like a garden design, as a continuous fence that delineates a courtyard on its lower level and becomes a facade on its upper level.

© David Gagnebin-de Bons
© David Gagnebin-de Bons

This arrangement defines a path that leads from the street to the entrance, while the bedrooms are aligned around the intimate courtyard.

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Floor Plan

The construction, which is sunken into the ground, consists of reinforced concrete. Its structure above ground has a wooden skeleton.

© David Gagnebin-de Bons
© David Gagnebin-de Bons

The facade covering and the fence are made of burnt wood boards. The technique inspired by the Japanese “shou-sugi- ban” protects the wood from rotting.

© David Gagnebin-de Bons
© David Gagnebin-de Bons

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Cite: "House in Corsier / bunq architectes" 06 Jun 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/872901/house-in-corsier-bunq-architectes> ISSN 0719-8884
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