House A / Alexis Dornier

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  • Architects: Alexis Dornier
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  750
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Sika, Grohe, Acor, Franke, LG Electronics, Tecnogas, Toto
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House A / Alexis Dornier - Windows, Facade, Handrail
Courtesy of Alexis Dornier

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

-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.

House A / Alexis Dornier - Table, Windows
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.

House A / Alexis Dornier - Stairs, Facade, Courtyard
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.

House A / Alexis Dornier - Windows, Door, Garden
Courtesy of Alexis Dornier

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Cite: "House A / Alexis Dornier" 06 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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