Landscape House

Landscape House

Architect
mabire-reich
Location
Nantes, France
Project Year
2015
Category
Private Houses
Guillaume Satre

Landscape House

mabire-reich as Architects

House extension in Nantes (France) Extending a house means reducing the exterior space of a plot. The theme of the project that we developed for the “landscape house” is the restitution of an exterior space.

photo_credit Guillaume Satre
Guillaume Satre

The site of the project is located in Nantes (France), in an area established on a ridge of the Armorican Massif. The 300m² plot hosts at its bottoma small house as a testimony to the past worker of the neighborhood.

photo_credit Guillaume Satre
Guillaume Satre

We designed a path created from a play with successive terraces connected by ramps, forming an itinerary which opens successively to a patio, to the landscape of the heart of block’s small urban gardens and the great scenery on the southern shores of the Loire.

photo_credit Guillaume Satre
Guillaume Satre

The development of this path defines a surface. The volume situated bellow this surface forms the extension of the house, a series of living spaces (living room, kitchen, workshop) connected by oblique views, put in relation through a play with the levels, without any interior door.

photo_credit Guillaume Satre
Guillaume Satre

The relationship with the landscape is twofold: the house is not only a potential of various links with the exterior, but the work with the material is the creation of an interior landscape. The graining of the plywood, the motifs drawn by the rain on the metallic structure during construction, the moiré effect of the resin or the repetitive pattern of the cement tiles create a separate universe, the same way as the clouds draw unexpected landscapes inviting to contemplation.

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Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct name
ERGOFOCUSFocus
Fireplace manufacturer / distributorEuropean Home
TOLOMEO | Wall lampArtemide
Product Spec Sheet
ERGOFOCUS
Fireplace manufacturer / distributor
TOLOMEO | Wall lamp
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