Source: Bearth & Deplazes Photography: Ralph Feiner, Malans Williman-Lötscher House, Sevgein, 1998 A house with lots of different rooms – a kind of “labyrinthine mousehole” – was what this family of four wanted. The result is a tower-like arrangement of rooms offset at each half-storey and following the slope of the land. Situated in a small woodland clearing on the edge of the village of Sevgein, the house fits
Source: Bearth & Deplazes Photography: Tonatiuh Ambrosetti The antithesis to a house on a slope: one in a cavern, or better yet: a house in a fortified cavern, which is more of a reinforcement of the steep vineyard, a type of primal architecture or architectural archaeology. The entrance: an opening in the vineyard’s quarry-stone retaining wall, a stairway to the open terrace—pure outdoor space with a view into
Fuente: Bearth & Deplazes Architekten Fotografía: Ralph Feiner The narrow lot is developed with maximum cubature and utilization: on the very top, the living space with a view of the Rhine valley and the Drei Schwestern mountain range. The sleeping quarters are retracted, cross-shaped reduced to the private spaces. The ground floor, open, resting on pillars, is entrance, terrace, and garden in one. Far below the
Source: Bearth & Deplazes Photography: Ralph Feiner, Malans Office buildings of an insurance company. Oriented towards the public in terms of expression and offer; with restaurant, auditorium, and front square. Integral, noble shell-construction concept: facade frame and interior walls in exposed concrete as load-bearing walls, maximum perforation with arched openings – the ove
Andrea Deplazes. Construir La Arquitectura. Del material en bruto al edificio. Un manual. Ed. Gustavo Gili Fuente: Editorial Gustavo Gili Amazon Eupalinos GG Este libro es un innovador tratado de construcción que, partiendo de la premisa de que proyectar y construir forman una unidad inseparable, aborda las diferentes ramas del conocimiento constructivo tanto desde la vertiente técnica como desde la compositiva y con
Fuente: Bearth & Deplazes Fotografía: Ralph Feiner Gallery of contemporary art, Marktoberdorf, Germany, 1998–2001 Two cube-like volumes and a walled forecourt constitute this gallery of contemporary art. They mediate between the public space in front of the town hall and the private sculpture garden behind the gallery, where the building housing the Dr Geiger foundation is also located. The urbanistic situation i
Fuente: Bearth & Deplazes, Morger & Dettli, Ovaverva Bright and resplendent as a “Tempel bath”. A memorable architectural shape and appearance, but prudent in the surroundings. Inside a complex spatial structure with a reduced shell. Generous main pool level lifted from the ground with unobstructed views of the Engadin mountain landscape. Space containing roof, with hidden spa.