Contemporary architecture: Biscuit House by aum    DesignRulz.com

Contemporary architecture: Biscuit House by aum


Designed by aum, the house is located in a small village in the area of Lyon on a very steep slope and facing an open landscape. It is situated on the fringe of a natural reservation where no house can be built. The building of the house was very complex for various reasons: – it was very difficult to get the authorization to build contemporary architecture on that location.

The house is a 23m x 7m parallelepiped, made of concrete, steel and glass, embedded in the slope of the terrain. It is composed of 2 floors which both have direct access to the garden. The structure is made both in concrete and steel. All the materials are natural and untreated for them to keep their original aspect. Concrete is used for the envelope and the floors; steel is used for the pillars and for the window frames ; and untreated exotic wood (iroko) is used for the external curtain.

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