wooden house on the slope by lx1 architects
wooden house on the slope by lx1 architects wooden house on the slope by lx1 architects
nov 29, 2012
wooden house on the slope by lx1 architects


‘wooden house on the slope’ by lx1 architects
all images © luca da campo / strates 


as part of a site originally intended for the realization of a cable car, a monolithic wooden object plays with the topography and the context.
designed by lausanne-based architecture studio lx1, the wooden facade surfaces react to the building by deforming an exalt to the surrounding views,
making visual connections in all directions: forest and outcropping rock to the east, snowy peaks to the west, and rhone valley to the north,
860 meters below. using a split-level organization, the building incorporates the slope and ensures the privacy of the various parts of the
program: main apartment: day – night spaces, secondary apartment, medical massage office and workshop.



















project details:


client : private
location : nax, valais, switzerland
surface : 200 sqm
year : project development : 2009 – 2010
building : 2011 – 2012
team : david vessaz, owner, principal architect, miriam bleikolm, architect, camille bagnoud, intern
type : housing – 2 appartments + 1 medical massage office


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