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Published: Friday, July 13, 2007

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House in Brione

Responding to the chaos of the urban sprawl, the design for a residence in Brione introduces a complex spatial configuration into the simple geometry of a cube.

By: Markus Wespi Jerome de Meuron Architects

Architecture-Page | House in Brione by Markus Wespi Jerome de Meuron Architects
Exterior view of the residence realized as two cubes emerging from the landscape.

The Building

The residence is located in an up market urban sprawl above the city of Locarno. The site affords panoramic views onto the city, its surrounding mountains and lake.

Architecture-Page | House in Brione by Markus Wespi Jerome de Meuron Architects
View from within the interiors of the house onto the swimming pool.

The design is generated in response to the chaos of the urban sprawl and conventional attributes of a classical house are thus omitted.

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