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spillmann echsle architekten: house in erlenbach
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dec 22, 2012
spillmann echsle architekten: house in erlenbach


‘house in erlenbach’ by spillmann echsle architekten, erlenbach, switzerland
image © roger frei
all 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 suburban
fabric 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 the
500 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 line
image © roger frei

 

 


private garden
image © roger frei

 

 


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

 

 


public entry
image © roger frei

 

 


terrace with view to the lake
image © roger frei

 

 


floor plan / level 0

 

 


floor plan / level 1

 

 


floor plan / level 2

 

 


floor plan / level 3

 

 


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