corde architetti associati hides wooden casa PLS within a white shell corde architetti associati hides wooden casa PLS within a white shell
sep 04, 2015

corde architetti associati hides wooden casa PLS within a white shell

 
contemporary wooden casa PLS by corde architetti associati 
all images courtesy of corde architetti associati

 

 

 

‘casa PLS’ by corde architetti associati hides a wooden home within a contemporary white shell. the roof comprised of laminated timber cross beams carefully designed and calculated to deal with the diagonal positioning. the distinct shape was done to satisfy client needs, which optimizes views to the surrounding countryside.

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the home’s two levels are connected by a prefabricated staircase 

 

 

 

the interior is laid out in a minimal, open fashion with spaces placed according to sun direction. rooms flow fluidly into one other, interrupted in one place by a prefabricated, helicoidal staircase that accesses the second level. a private nighttime area is located in the north of home, and is opposed by a living/commons area and garden at the south. 

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double-height living area looking towards future garden 


continuum of spaces and corner fireplace

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top view of staircase 

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second loft level and views towards the countryside 


terraces and glass walls help bring additional natural light into the home

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interior at dusk 


glass wall structural detail 

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‘casa PLS’ 

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the entrance with, ‘more than yesterday, less than tomorrow’ quoted above in neon 

 

 

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edited by: nick brink | designboom 

  • nicely done

    dbkii says:
  • Love the neon but can’t shake the feeling that it all seems a little contrived.

    Adam Brocklehurst says:

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