“A one particular story, private residence in the center of the country. The architectural notion was to create a structure with a continuous, wide space, divided by internal courtyards and movable partitions into smaller sized spaces used for a range of distinct functions.
The different spaces and internal courtyards are joined with each other are joined with each other into a single structure by 2, ultra-thin roofs supported at a single central point so that look to float in the air. The 2 roofs merge, one particular into the other and extend for 5 meters more than the constructing front walls. The entire roof is constructed from lightweight components and, in order to offer a thin, wispy appear at its edges, it is constructed with a moderate slop towards its center.
The structure itself is constructed from a series of spaces that are conceivably internal and conceivably external spaces. The entrance is framed with a wall of wooden slats which constitute what could be regarded as the initial boundary among the outside and the inside.
When entering the space, we pass via a space resembling an entrance lobby – once again, conceivably internal and conceivably external – which embodies the soft seam among the outdoors and inside regions.
Whilst walking by way of the entrance lobby space, we cross a transparent pool, studded with big basalt rocks and trees that look to float on the water. As we enter the entrance lobby, we experience the illusion that the home is floating and getting reflected, just as the roof appears to be floating above the structures walls.
A long, narrow reflection pool follows the structure’s walls, reflecting and emphasizing their covering and texture.”
Photos by: Amit Geron
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