think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurich
 

think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurich

swiss firm think architecture has built house in a park in zurich as a series of single-story, freely arranged spaces, held together by a continuous roof. shaped according to the natural contours of the area, the independent residential volumes blend harmoniously into the surrounding environment of this park-like plot. the actual size of the house is disguised thanks to its basic meandering shape, and its projections and recesses allow it to merge with the landscape of the surrounding parkland.think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurichall images by simone bossi

 

 

think architecture has arranged the series of single-story spaces freely on the hilltop site, connecting them together through a continuous roof. the volumes are clad with natural stone, while a continuous, exposed concrete facing around the edge of the roof ties them all together. all units are internally connected, and have direct access to the garden, while they also benefit from views of the park toward the mountain or toward the lake zurich basin, depending on their orientation.think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurich

 

 

floor-to-ceiling wood and metal windows and occasional skylights throughout the house bring plenty of natural light within the interior, and emphasize the relation to the exterior landscape. on top of living spaces, bedrooms, a home office, and a music room, the private residence contains an indoor pool, as well as other leisure spaces, which are located below ground level.

think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurich think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurich

 

 

project info:

 

 

name: house in a park

architect: think architecture

type: study commission 1st price | new building

main use: private house

landscape: cadrage LA

​​​​location: zurich, switzerland

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