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zaha hadid designs spaceship house for naomi campbell
oct 26, 2012
zaha hadid designs spaceship house for naomi campbell



‘capital hill residence’ by zaha hadid

russian billionaire vladislav doronin has commissioned zaha hadid to design a house in moscow, russia for his supposed
supermodel girlfriend naomi campbell. the spaceship-like abode is located in barvikha, surrounded by pine and birch trees
reaching up to 20 meters high providing a bit of privacy. the overall design of the 2650m2 ‘capital hill residence’
features two spatial components. the main program materializes from its hill-side location, housing the more communal living
and dining spaces, while an approximately 22-meter high tower structure, reminiscent of a periscope, emerges upwards
from the central volume offering dynamic views of the surrounding wooded landscape.


construction development of the residence


a 22-meter high tower emerges from the main volume offering views of the wooded area


general view of the house in context


conceptual rendering of the house by night


rendering of the ‘capital hill residence’ aerial view


view of the subtle undulating rooftop


ground view


rendering of the spaceship-like houses position within the hillside landscape


the tower hosts the private bedroom area, overlooking the wooded area


rendering of the bedroom quarters


rendering of the living space


rendering of the ground floor with stairs leading to upper levels


rendering of the open living and dining areas


rendering of main floor interior

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