Moving along the small forest trail in a pleasant natural area of central Jutland, one is met by this humble and simple timber retreat house.
REPII represents the second part of a project carried out by the Office years ago. The modular prefabricated construction helps to mitigate these factors, the house is built in a closed environment, away from climatic factors
Paddock house sits exposed cross-slope, in a field of rye grass amongst grazing cattle and kangaroos with distant valley views to the north. The house connects to these views via a series of framed apertures in the volume of the house.
This holiday family-home, located in Alvorada do Sul, in a site right next to the Paranapanema River was an amazing opportunity to explore the relation between built and natural environment.
The first time we visited the house, we fell in love with its symmetry, its elegance and its surroundings. On the top of the hill, at the foot of the Mountain, Chez Michelle stands between forest and a grand open view of the Lac du Bourget.
This new house is situated on a south facing hill not far from the predominantly red-brick town of Dundalk, Co Louth. The Blackrock house is compact and embedded into the hillside.