hyde + hyde architects design a house for a photographer
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mar 24, 2014

hyde + hyde architects design a house for a photographer

‘house for a photographer’ by hyde + hyde architects, pontypridd, wales
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welsh practice hyde + hyde architects designed a home for a photographer in a disused quarry on the edge of brecon national park as an object placed on the landscape without being entirely intrusive on the topography. conceived as a recatngular form supported off the ground, the cantilevered poured-in-place concrete slab is covered in corten clad SIPs (structural insulated panels) to ensure a high thermal performance. apertures in the metal skin offer various views of the surrounding greenery, exposing central patios and different rooms. At the end of the volume, a glass wall directs views outwards in a double-height atrium space containing the living room and library. a combination of the exposed OSB board in the interior and various windows provide an ideal backdrop for the display and creation of photography.




driveway to the home
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side elevation
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  • Great reuse of a damaged landscape!

    JJ says:
  • wow! time-machine included?

    Dr Design says:
  • A very exiting home, located on a stunning site. This is a very inspiring design.

    Eric Forster says:
  • nice visuals !

    EASTWOOD says:
  • complete diagram: house in box, car beneath box, box in quarry cut.

    Dr. Emmett Brown says:
  • wow ! all Prouvé furniture, rare car but not show off, a touch of fluo, fire inside and outside, net plus ultra !

    steam says:

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