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  6. 2018
  7. House A / Alexis Dornier

House A / Alexis Dornier

  • 20:00 - 6 June, 2018
House A / Alexis Dornier
House A / Alexis Dornier, Courtesy of Alexis Dornier
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Text description provided by the architects. The linear 4 story arrangement counteracts the steep slope of the site by becoming a bridge house. The central theme of the ensemble is combining two architectural expressions:

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

-the idea of a romantic ruin, strongly connected to the ground, and a light, fading, transparent structure holding a series of roofs-two images working with and against each other.

Courtesy of Alexis Dornier
Courtesy of Alexis Dornier

The master deck is crowning the structure, continuing through a double height exterior living space. The silhouette is a sequence of five roofs of different lengths.

Courtesy of Alexis Dornier
Courtesy of Alexis Dornier

Linear skylights and linear gaps between the roofs complete a play of bar code like light play, changing as the sun is making its way from east to west.

Courtesy of Alexis Dornier
Courtesy of Alexis Dornier

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Cite: "House A / Alexis Dornier" 06 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/895577/house-a-alexis-dornier/> ISSN 0719-8884