The concept of the Genius Loci Mountain Chalet was determined by its location – the mountain village in Ivano-Frankivsk region (Ukraine). Carpathian villages it is a special world with their worldview, traditions and laws.
Majestically placed on its wooded perch in the heart of the Eastern Townships, this ski country house is destined to both dominate and blend in with the decor.
Access to the Mount Maigmo house is via a steep and narrow zigzag track that ends in a small parking lot alongside the service volume. From here, a long footpath leads up to the house itself.
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.