alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof

alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof

alexis dornier has topped the two-story ‘alpha house’ in ubud, bali, with a sculptural, undulating roof. designed as a stack of two distinctive architectural expressions, the residence consists of a simple box volume on the ground floor, which acts as a pedestal for the level above. the top level features a series of twisted surfaces that express themselves as walls and ceilings, repeated to create a rhythmic sequence.alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roofall images by KIE, drawings courtesy of alexis dornier

 

 

in ‘alpha house’, alexis dornier has created a uniform exterior where walls become roofs, resulting in a silhouette with an iconic and rhythmic pattern. blending into its environment, the sculptural residence echoes the rolling mountainscape of bali in the background, while its east-west orientation provides self-shading and shields off neighbors. the project’s materiality is mainly defined by kerobokan stone, a local hard sandstone found in the vicinity of the site, which represents a traditional material used in balinese constructions.alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof

 

 

the residence consists of two levels defined by a simple, practical, and repetitive layout. the ground floor, which is designed as a simple box volume, holds the living room, kitchen, foyer and garage, while the top floor encloses bedrooms, bathrooms, and balconies. outside, a pool runs parallel to the building’s direction and reflects it’s wavy character in the water plane.alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roofalexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof

alexis dornier tops 'alpha house' in bali with sculptural, undulating roof

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