STONE + TRAVERSTINE HOUSE

Stone + Traverstine House

 

 

Stone + Traverstine House is a simple house. A long and narrow box is gently poised on the ground. Four other boxes, almost cubic, emerge from the long box in an accentuated asymmetry.

 

Basically a long slab is folded to shape the main volume. This folded slab is sliced in order to allow the creation of patios and the emplacement of some volumes. The folded slab terminates at a deep and porous plan created by a homogeneous set of narrow columns. 

 

This house deals with memory and light. Deals with the memory of some classical  and oriental traditional architecture. In a classical manner several spaces are organized trough axial composition. The south facade, a long and almost endless colonnade, encloses