pitsou kedem set ramat hasharon house amid two courtyards
pitsou kedem set ramat hasharon house amid two courtyards
nov 16, 2013
pitsou kedem set ramat hasharon house amid two courtyards

pitsou kedem set ramat hasharon house amid two courtyards
all images courtesy of pitsou kedem architects




pitsou kedem architects have constructed an elegant private residence situated between two courtyards, flooding the home’s interior with natural light. as a result ‘ramat hasharon house 13′, a brilliant white cubic volume, is able to form an intimate relationship with its surrounding environment.



a perpendicular twenty meter pool protrudes from the rear of structure




on approaching the house, an elongated bridge crosses a sunken front courtyard and leads to a spacious double-height living area. central to the scheme, this six-meter high room shares a connection with both the front yard, and a larger garden at the rear of the design. with no supporting columns, the structure’s glazed façade opens entirely onto the courtyard, removing the division between internal and external space. the project’s master bedroom is located on the second floor, overlooking the open-plan living quarters below.



the volume’s glazed façade opens entirely onto the rear courtyard




a perpendicular twenty meter pool protrudes from the rear of design, reflecting, and consequently emphasizing, the visual mass of the building.



the rear façade can be completely secured



the double-height living space



the volume is connected to both the front and rear courtyards



the living space is flooded with natural light



the six meter high glazed façade can be fully retracted



the space opening out onto the sunken front courtyard



the front courtyard brings light into other areas of the project

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