kazakhstan-based architecture firm, nravil, completes its elegant ’white line’ house overlooking the almaty cityscape. according to the architects, ’the main goal it to develop the project without harming the natural landscape.’ minimal excavations were performed during the building process as the relief of the site is nearly flat — as a result, the house sits on stilts. moreover, the frame of the house is concrete coated with a smooth white lime plaster.


the subtlety of the monochromatic colors merge with its surrounding nature

 

 

although nravil‘s ‘white line’ house consists of strictly straight lines, the slanted angles of the walls gives the structure dynamism. both the interior and exterior consist of monochromatic colors, predominantly white, emphasizing the harmony within the home. additionally, the large glass windows have reflective properties resulting in a harmonious unity with its surrounding environment.


the sharp and angular façade 


side-view of the ‘white line’ house


the reflective nature of the windows 


the illuminated house at sunset


the kitchen features a white marble floor


the large black framed windows create a lively contrast on the residence 


the monochromatic corridor 


plan of the ‘white line’ house

 


elevation with stilts

 

 

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edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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