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dec 22, 2012

spillmann echsle architekten: house in erlenbach

‘house in erlenbach’ by spillmann echsle architekten, erlenbach, switzerlandimage © roger freiall images courtesy of spillmann echsle architekten

 

 

situated in a traditional neighborhood of erlenbach, the ‘house in erlenbach’ by swiss duo spillmann echsle architekten blends into the suburbanfabric while standing out subtly amongst the similar residential typologies. the trapezoidal footprint is understood from the exterior as a stacking of light concrete boxes that overhang, shade and provide several terraces at different heights that enjoy the company of the large tree canopies. larger windows and openings on the ground floor open the interior to the green exterior, surrounded by natural and planted vegetation on the500 square-meter plot. the lower levels contain the social spaces – kitchen, living and dining rooms, and childrens’ and guest bedrooms – while the upper floors are reserved for the owner’s more private functions, the office, bathroom and bedroom, all containing views towards the nearby lake.

 

 

view from just outside the property lineimage © roger frei

 

 

private gardenimage © roger frei

 

 

garage entry from the street under a row of saplingsimage © roger frei

 

 

public entryimage © roger frei

 

 

terrace with view to the lakeimage © roger frei

 

 

floor plan / level 0

 

 

floor plan / level 1

 

 

floor plan / level 2

 

 

floor plan / level 3

 

 

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