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An Alpine Refuge


A place of peace and contemplation with a strong relationship to the nature surrounding it. This alpine refuge is a symbiosis of spatial openness and enclosed areas.

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The house communicates with the dominant mountain range, with every view resembling a painting. The decision to utilise archaic materials was made quite consciously to quote the surrounding farmsteads. The client wanted an atmosphere that was light and airy, but also cosy.

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Attention was given to the origin of all materials used in this construction. The ecological consciousness of the planners and the client went hand-in-hand. Oak, iron, natural stone, linen and hemp fabric were the basic elements. via

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