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Wood Frame House in Cap Ferret by S+M Architectes

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This wood frame house was designed and completed by Bordeaux-based S+M Architectes in Cap Ferret, France.

Description by architect: The original construction does not allow a satisfactory reorganization of spaces, and the walls are not for supporting a new floor, it was quickly agreed to shave and to maximize the opportunities offered by the land over 1000 m2 located in the state forest boundary.

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The organization of public and private spaces is done according the cardinal points:
In the South / East, we find the entry space and the game around the future pool, and distribution of bungalows. A newly landscaped hedges was planted to protect the property.

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In the North there is no opening, the project turns its back on the most immediate neighbors.

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To the west the view of the forest is preserved.

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A main house body which includes a living area on the ground floor open kitchen, fully glazed on the forest. Upstairs, isolated from the DRC, there is the master suite with a private terrace of 40m2.

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Three independent bungalows of about 15m2 each, are attached and are shifting plan to offer intimate views of the forest and private terraces.

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The terraces south / east are common areas of movement and lazing around the pool. The private terraces allow occupying bungalows to isolate themselves from the community.

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The terrace upstairs allows homeowners places great independence and privacy when the house is full.

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These terraces games and total isolation of the bungalows of the main house are guarantors of the privacy of the occupants and allow community living around well-defined spaces.

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The type of wood frame construction was favored for its rapid implementation. Photos by Philippe Caumes

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