Home with a Pyramid Roof / Charly Jolliet Architecte
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Positioned within the Fribourg Prealps, within the coronary heart of the Gruyère area, this timber-frame home is the undertaking of a pair on the verge of retirement.
The proportions and massing of this single-story constructing would possibly, on this context, recommend an alpine chalet. Nonetheless, its completely quadratic plan accommodates a way more home program.
The big pyramidal roof covers each the chilly areas (garages and loggia) and the heated dwelling areas. The sides of the pyramid are marked by wonderful stainless-steel tinsmithing, which directs rainwater to the 4 drainpipes on the corners. Inside, the roof construction seen as you method the home, comes collectively at a single level.
The lounge opens onto this framework, whereas the bedrooms are closed off. The loggia, centered on the plan, supplies a sheltered terrace and divides the entrance a part of the plan symmetrically. Lastly, the home is pivoted barely to the southwest on its plot to be able to achieve a greater view and extra mild.