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comfort architecten: wohnhaus pircher, planit C
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oct 13, 2011
comfort architecten: wohnhaus pircher, planit C


‘wohnhaus pircher, planit C’ by comfort_architecten, toblach, italy
image © günter r. wett

italian practice comfort-architecten has completed ‘wohnhaus pircher, planit C’, a single family residence positioned
amidst a scenic landscape near the italian-austrian border in toblach, italy. south-facing terraces and promenades line
the roof to offer panoramic vistas of the mountains blanketed with trees. staggered volumes arranged around a central
courtyard allow natural daylight to permeate into the sub-grade wellness and fitness spaces. the entry floor contains a
work room and a living area and the kitchen and dining room are elevated, accessed by a stair which wraps around the
glass encased open-air atrium.


entry facade

image © günter r. wett

successive half-levels contain bedrooms as well as an apartment, which may be accessed independently with an external
stairway while the master bedroom, bathroom and dressing room are positioned at the highest floor. the structure is
constructed with hybrid concrete and wood framing techniques comprised of fully insulated XLAM wood components
for the exterior, interior and ceilings. controlled ventilation and a roof-top photovoltaic system maintains a steady internal
climate with energy efficiency.


balcony overlooking the grounds

image © günter r. wett


rear elevation

image © günter r. wett


roof terrace

image © günter r. wett


glass encased courtyard

image © günter r. wett


entry foyer bordering atrium

image © günter r. wett


stairway

image © günter r. wett


stairs overlooking courtyard

image © günter r. wett


floor plan / level 0

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floor plan / level 1

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floor plan / level -1

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roof plan

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section

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section

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elevation

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elevation

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elevation

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