Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (1)

Cyril Chenebeau Architecte have transformed a small and old cottage in a contemporary rural house.

Description by Cyril Chenebeau: Located in the vicinity of Nice, near the small village of Sclos de Contes, the house is built below an old pathway, on a slope made of several terraces planted with trees and facing west.

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (18)

The existing house is a former small cottage with only one room on the garden level that was built against a stone wall and heightened with one storey.

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (3)

The extension digs out the terrace and surrounds the old house with two white concrete blocks which stand out from the natural ground.

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (6)

The interior volume of the block contains a double height living-room and offers tensioning, creating a subtle balance with the old renovated building.

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (5)

The second smaller volume serves as a light shaft which is meant to bring light into a shower opening onto the sky.

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (7)

The house has picture windows on each side in order to let, at various seasons and times of the day, both the sunshine and the beauty of the surrounding landscape in.

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (9)

The connection between the house and the extension is made up of an empty space with a large plate angle glass window which brings sheer fluidity between the inside and the outside.

Architects: Cyril Chênebeau Architecte
Project: Contemporary Rural House / rehabilitation and extension
Location: Sclos de Contes, France
Area: 60 sgm
Photographs: Aldo Amoretti A+A, Cyril Chênebeau

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (8)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (10)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (11)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (12)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (13)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (14)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (15)

House - Cyril Chenebeau Architect - © Aldo Amoretti

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (16)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (17)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (2)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (4)

Contemporary Rural House by Cyril Chenebeau (20)

Thank you for reading this article!

blank

Newsletter HomeWorldDesign

To be updated with all the latest projects

Most Recent

Most Popular

1950 Old Workshop Converted into a Dream Home

Le 205 is a project designed by Atelier Moderno and completed at the end of 2014. This dream home is located in the Mile-Ex...

Palatine Passive House in North Seattle by Malboeuf Bowie Architecture

The Palatine Passive house is an urban infill project in a vibrant and up and coming neighborhood of Greenwood in North Seattle. As a...
Lafayette Residence, TaC Studios Architects 6

Lafayette Residence / TaC Studios Architects

Lafayette Residence is a family home in Ansley Park, Atlanta. The half acre lot, had previously been the site of an Apartment building that was lost to a fire. Wanting to settle into the neighborhood, we studied the existing homes, gathered an understanding of the existing materials and front porches.
Jenkintown House

Jenkintown House – Reorganization of Mid Century Suburban House

Jenkintown House was renovated and reorganized by C2 Architecture for a family of five. The house is located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, US. Project description: The owners...
Canaletto Apartments, London / WOMO Architects

Canaletto Apartments, London / WOMO Architects

Canaletto, the distinctive architectural landmark building designed by UNStudio, is unveiling its limited-edition collection of elegant three-bedroom modern sanctuaries at the top of the building, designed and furnished by international design teams from Goddard Littlefair and WOMO Architects.

More Articles Like This