Asni Co-Habitation

Asni Co-Habitation

Architect
OUALALOU+CHOI (formerly named Kilo)
Location
Marrakech, Morocco
Project Year
2014
Category
Private Houses

Asni Co-Habitation

OUALALOU+CHOI (formerly named Kilo) as Architects

These three homes sited on a collective farm propose alternative modes of domesticity and co-habitation, both within the home and between homes. While interior and exterior spaces flow into each other , the houses responds to the climatic conditions of this near-desert locale and function like sundials; the occupants move around the houses and the gardens according to the time of day . Houses 1 + 2 are sited along the same line and each house disappears from the visual sight line of the other, establishing a sense of privacy . The two extreme ends of the line shelter the most private spaces for reflection; as one moves towards the middle, the spaces become increasingly more communal, with the center held by the shared guest quarters of the two houses

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