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Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte

  • 09:00 - 24 April, 2018
Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte
Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte, © Thomas Jantscher
© Thomas Jantscher

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    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher

    Text description provided by the architects. Between the village and the vineyards of Cortaillod, this new house seems to have grown out of the garden of mansion built in the 40s.

    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher

    Meant to fade in the landscape, the building is almost imperceptible from the street. Only the entrance marks its existence through a staircase carved its roof arousing the visitors’ curiosity.

    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher
    Sections
    Sections
    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher

    Inside, the broad entrance hall invites you to a flowing descent into the house. A discreet opening on the side leads to the bedrooms whilst the scenic staircase will take you to the living area. From here the view opens gradually from the rooftops and vineyards of the village of Cortaillod to the breathtaking Alps panorama.

    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher

    To continue with, the path goes around the dramatic fireplace and a few more stairs will lead to the more intimate semi-underground game room and study, with a closer look into the vineyards.A walk in the garden around the house brings to light the design’s intention to follow the landform, showcasing the very mineral roof that seems to float on a pure line of glazing.

    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher
    Elevations
    Elevations
    © Thomas Jantscher
    © Thomas Jantscher

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    Cite: "Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte" 24 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/892881/muller-villa-andrea-pelati-architecte/> ISSN 0719-8884

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