The ‘wedge dwelling’ designed by schema construction and engineering is a custom-built single family residence located inside the northern suburbs of athens, inside the mountainous and full of pine bushes area named drafi. the positioning with practically 20-meter-height-difference terrain was a tough one, nevertheless the architects tamed the panorama and designed a recent butterfly-roof dwelling.
the house blends with its pure environment
‘our design centered on making a house that blends with its pure environment sustaining lots of the current pine bushes,’ says schema workforce. this idea unavoidably led to a split-level dwelling, accommodating the steepness and the fluctuations of the topology. two distinct blocks, going by north and west, sit on completely totally different ranges and can be found collectively inside the middle with a wedge-shaped amount that varieties the doorway and the vertical circulation ensuing within the main areas of the house.
the house was positioned on the mild inclined ground that appeared in the midst of the positioning
the doorway emerges in an honest exterior passage that opens as a lot as your entire inside, beautiful the client with the house’s unpredictable nine-meter-heigh inside. every block facades absolutely open up by the use of large glazing surfaces to the view of the pines and the hills previous, concealing the boundary between the within of the house and its setting. the composite development permits all finishes to look of their pure state.
the positioning’s steepness led to an entrance and a automotive storage sitting on the first floor correct above the dwelling areas
the basic four partitions are lined in stone, to look as they’re coming by the use of the earth, associated to the uncovered wooden roof solely by the use of a group of triangular aluminum dwelling home windows. a butterfly roof, which reverses the normal icon of the pitched roof dwelling, lets pure delicate to enter by the use of these extreme dwelling home windows on the once more side of the setting up. the wedge permeates the roof as properly, making a skylight correct above the metal stairway that leads proper all the way down to the lounge, kitchen and consuming room, all based on the underside floor of the block going by north.
a butterfly roof reverses the normal icon of the pitched roof dwelling
the three bedrooms solely accessed by the use of the wedge are positioned on the block going by west. due to the site’s steepness, the automotive storage stands subsequent to the first entrance, correct above the dwelling areas. on the lower fringe of the positioning, previous the freeway, there is a small canyon and a slim stream coming by the use of.