New Building In Brione S.m.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

The new building is located in a privileged but sprawled urban area above Locarno, with an overwhelming view on the city, the surrounding mountains and the lake.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

The project is a discrete reaction to a daily subject: to build into a crowded and chaotic urbanized area.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Therefore all attributes of a classical house were totally omitted.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Two simple steaning cubes are emerging from the hill – fragmentarily - more associated to the landscape than to the other existing buildings – more alike a wall than a house – and time less.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Habitable interiors are generated through cavities.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Two similar big openings, with wooden grids serving as moveable gates, are providing access and view.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Additional light is taken in through courtyards.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

The water of the swimming pool, embedded in the valley facing cube, merges perfectly with the lake.

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects · New Building In Brione S.m.
Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects
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