triendl + fessler architekten: two in one house, tirol
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jun 19, 2012
triendl + fessler architekten: two in one house, tirol



triendl + fessler architekten: ‘two in one house’ by triendl + fessler architekten, tyrol, austria
all images courtesy of triendl + fessler architekten
image © günther wett

situated near the alpine town of innsbruck and only a few kilometers away from ski jump bergisel, sits ‘two in one house’ in tyrol, austria
by vienna-based practice triendl + fessler architekten. lifted on a concrete base on a 1500m2 linear and narrow plot of land this
residential structure was developed for two families. due to the complex topographic setting, the corridors are arranged like a chain
in order to orient views from rooms towards the southern scenery.

the rectilinear facade features large windows to capture the surrounding landscape and to allow natural light to penetrate the interior.
apart from the existence of two entrances, the exterior does not indicate that two families are living in the building. as a result,
the circulation of the structure follows a simple path: entrance to the home is located at the eastern side where the garage
provides plenty of room for storing alpine vehicles; a separating partition follows to allow for a sheltered patio;
then
the the two houses are situated within the structure which leads to the open garden.


image © günther wett


site
image © günther wett


bedroom with adjoining bathroom
image © günther wett


kitchen
image © günther wett


living / dining area
image © günther wett


cubby seating
image © günther wett


image © günther wett


entrance
image © günther wett


garage
image © günther wett


site plan
image © triendl + fessler architekten


floor plan / level 0
image © triendl + fessler architekten


floor plan / level 1
image © triendl + fessler architekten


section
image © triendl + fessler architekten


section
image © triendl + fessler architekten


elevation
image © triendl + fessler architekten


elevation
image © triendl + fessler architekten


elevation
image © triendl + fessler architekten


project info:

client: private
completion: april – december 2008
net area: 230 m2 + 90 m2 carport
location: tirol, austria
photo credits: günther wett

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