The house plan harmony is guaranteed by the subdivision of the space into three bands. The most convivial one, facing south, overlooks the fields getting lost in the panorama of the lake. A more technical intermediate band houses the kitchen, the courtesy service and the pantry.
Simone Bossi is a photographer with an architectural background based in London and Milan. He studied Architecture in Milan and Seville and after five years working as an architect between Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands, he decided to dedicate himself entirely to photography. He has worked for magazines and architects across Europe, Asia and Australia.
In this highly preserved Alpine valley, stringent architectural guidelines allow for very little freedom of architectural expression. Everything from building height/width ratio to roof slope, via building material and window sizes are strictly controlled
The project is a renovation work which has completely changed the distribution and the interior space of a 120 sm apartment built in the 60’s in Varese. The old partition walls and the long corridor have been demolished to give place to three big boxes inside the apartment
A tree can’t mature in a few days. My trees are still twigs, my sons are still children, my house is not finished yet, there is still a little something to be done, everyday life is magic. Perhaps architecture needs time. The design of this house was an opportunity to deal with the problem of […]