House MFG

House MFG

Private Houses
Grimisuat, Switzerland - Build completed in 2013
Thomas jantscher

House MFG


Well placed on the sunny side of the rhône valley, the place offers large views . The inclined lot is opento south west. The project play with topography allowing the best relation with landscape. The naturalinclination of the ground is preserved allowing tricky landscaping with an outside terrasse.

The colored concrete house looks like a rock. The front façade South and North are narrow while the sidefaçade West and Ost are much imposant. Windows are sculptured in the concrete mass. The mainfaçade south is totally glazed. The livingroom has his « exceptional » window offering the best view.

The 3 floors of the house are connected by a generous stair with zenithal window. The plan of the livingspaces is organised on the first floor arround a nucleus. The south terrasse is open to a huge view on theAlps and on the valley. It has been placed as an outiside extention of the livingroom. The bedrooms haseach a different orientation.

Roofs and Walls are white painted while floors are oak. The house is Minergie with a mechanicalventilation and an appropriate insulation of the façade.

Project team
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