MaisonP / PietriArchitectes

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Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France
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MaisonP / PietriArchitectes - Facade
© Philippe Biolatto

Text description provided by the architects. Located in a village, MaisonP nestles in a cosy space boasting dense vegetation on a hillside parcel offering a panoramic view over the Alps.

MaisonP / PietriArchitectes - Facade
© Philippe Biolatto

The simple volumes of the house were designed to marry with the orientation of the land. Changes to the natural slope of the hill are thus kept to a minimum and its wild character preserved.

MaisonP / PietriArchitectes - Glass, Facade
© Philippe Biolatto

The project is composed of two distinct parts: the main house and a drystone outbuilding. The house, with a floor area of 296 sqm, is built on one and the same level but divided into several units. The ground floor comprises three separate same height volumes: the 74 sq m. garage, the entrance/kitchen area and the bedroom/living room area, the latter containing 4 bedrooms including the master bedroom. The outbuilding, with a floor area of 95 sq m, is slightly higher than the house, and lies on the north-west part of the land.

MaisonP / PietriArchitectes - Windows, Chair, Deck, Courtyard, Patio
© Philippe Biolatto

The project is divided into two, along a plant-lined canal, transparency enhancing its perspective along the full length of the house. The entry proceeds around a pond.


MaisonP is not a monolith but an architectural composition, structured around empty spaces, in reminiscence of the bioclimatic architecture of Provence.

MaisonP / PietriArchitectes - Windows
© Philippe Biolatto

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Cite: "MaisonP / PietriArchitectes" 16 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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