House in Riehen by Lukas Raeber located in Basel, Switzerland | The Hardt
House in Riehen located in Basel, Switzerland, by Lukas Raeber. The project is a relationship with space, structure, material, and location forms the basis for the chosen architecture. Opposite pairs such as light and heavy, or supports and loads, denote the essential characteristics of the resulting design. The horizontal structure is carefully embedded in the context, as the design is based on a challenging hillside. From this situation springs the graded ground floor. Thus, the proximity and directness to the outside space are achieved and the transitions from inside and outside are seamless. There are two steps that define the respective sections of the room sequences: entrance, living, eating, and cooking. The surrounding walls embedded in the terrain open up various garden and courtyard situations and illuminate the ground floor also in the rear part of the house, where the house embeds itself in the grown terrain.
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