La Petite Maison / arba

La Petite Maison / arba

La Petite Maison / arba - Exterior Photography, GardenLa Petite Maison / arba - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Chair, Beam, Windows, DeckLa Petite Maison / arba - Exterior Photography, ForestLa Petite Maison / arba - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Beam+ 24

Longueil, France
  • Architects: arba
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  20
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Jérémie Léon
  • Lead Architects : Jean-Baptiste Barache, Sihem Lamine, Pierre Gourvennec
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La Petite Maison / arba - Exterior Photography, Forest
© Jérémie Léon

Text description provided by the architects. The project is about building a minimal house to make the most of the beautiful existing garden and the proximity of the sea; like a shelter to inhabit the site in a comfortable and dynamic way.

La Petite Maison / arba - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Beam
© Jérémie Léon
Ground floor plan
La Petite Maison / arba - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Chair, Beam, Windows, Deck
© Jérémie Léon

The twenty square meters space gives the opportunity to find a dining room, a bow window as a living room with a sea view, a bathroom, a kitchen, sleeping for five people, toilets, and storage space.

La Petite Maison / arba - Interior Photography, Windows, Brick, Facade, Beam, Courtyard
© Jérémie Léon

To bring a large pleasure in this small area, the challenge is to make the people feel inhabiting the garden. Thus we use several devices: sliding windows which disappear behind the walls make the garden passing through the house; a bow window frames the sea and the village church and immerses the inhabitant in the landscape; a generous clerestory roof overhang gives shelter to the immediate surroundings; a terrace offers views to the surrounding.

La Petite Maison / arba - Exterior Photography, Windows
© Jérémie Léon

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Cite: "La Petite Maison / arba" 26 Jun 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/942465/la-petite-maison-arba> ISSN 0719-8884

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