Halbhaus: 17th Century Modest Alpine Chalet Makeover

Halbhaus is a 17th-century timber-frame Swiss chalet located in the historic Swiss mountain village of Andermatt. Halbhaus (‘half house’ in German) originally stood next to a house that was its mirror image, but was lost to a fire several decades ago. The heart of the house is a double-height kitchen and living area. Whitened wood... 
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Chalet Forestier Open To The Surrounding Nature

The client’s requirements for a secondary residence in the Eastern townships of Quebec were modest; an easy-to-maintain residence with spaces largely open to the surrounding nature. A large volume composed of three programmatic subspaces – parent/living, loggia and children – requires its residents to step outside in spite of the harsh winter climate in order... 
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Mountain View House With Panoramic Alpine Views

Three-storey Mountain View residence by SoNo Arhitekti nestles into a hillside near an Austrian Alpine village. Its position near the top of the hill allows for impressive views, so the house was designed to take advantage of this. The house is framed by reinforced concrete and cross-laminated timber, this arrangement made it easy to create... 
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