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extrastudio

Three courtyard house . Pinheiros de Azeitao

extrastudio . Three courtyard house .  Pinheiros de Azeitao (1)

extrastudio . photos: © Francisco Nogueira

The house is located in a small village 25km south of Lisbon, within a natural park whose name Azeitao, derives from Arabic, Az-zeitum – the olive grove. Predominantly a rural region, the area has a hot climate, perfect for the production of wine and olive oil. The clients, a couple of agronomists with two children, inherited a long, narrow plot in the middle of the village and decided to move from their apartment, looking for a different way of living.  Continue reading extrastudio

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Savioz Fabrizzi

Métrailler House . Sierre

Savioz Fabrizzi . Métrailler House . Sierre (1)

Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes . photos: © Thomas Jantscher . + gooood

This house is located in the vineyard of Sierre, up against a cliff. Responding to this mineral environment, the building is meant to be seen as a rock in the middle of the vine stocks, and tries to minimise the impact on the vineyard. The facets of this concrete monolith are facing the main points of view of the site such as the Rhône Valley, the pfyn forest and the annivers valley. Continue reading Savioz Fabrizzi