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Published: Monday, July 16, 2007

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Under the Moonlight House

The design for this single family residence, located in a natural reserve, borrows from both -- the natural and the vernacular context to blend well with them.

By: Giovanni D'Ambrosio

Architecture-Page | Under the Moonlight House by Studio D'Ambrosio
Interior view of master bathroom with spa.

The form of the building, borrowed from vernacular archetypes, allows for the building to be sheltered from snow and rain.

Insulated metal was chosen to construct the roof owing to its high adaptability to climatic conditions.

Further, it's brownish colour blends well with the chromatic shades of the natural surroundings.

Architecture-Page | Under the Moonlight House by Studio D'Ambrosio
Western elevation exhibiting the building amid its natural context.

Extreme care has been taken to prevent damage to local vegetation and trees in both -- the design and the construction of the house.

Credits

  • Text: Courtesy of the architect
  • Photographs by Peter Mylonas, Courtesy of the architect
  • Compiled and edited by Manish Mehta

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