22-07-2016

Vacation architecture

Yasutaka Yoshimura, Peter Zumthor,

Bangkok, Oslo,

Bar, holiday houses,

It’s time for summer vacation, and we invite our readers to discover 10 architectural projects covered in the pages of Floornature: 10 holiday homes built in different parts of the world, from the sea to the mountains.



Vacation architecture

Take a trip with Floornature to visit 10 architectural projects for vacation homes built in different parts of the world, from the sea to the mountains. We start in Norway with a home built in Havsdalen by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter of Oslo.
We then go on to Nowhere But Sajima, a house designed by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects in Yokosuka, a resort town not far from Tokyo. While in the Orient, we go to see Baan Damneon, a vacation home near Bangkok inspired by traditional Thai constructions and built in accordance with the principles of bioarchitecture by architects Methus Srisuchart and Ginggal Metchanun. Chile is home to a vacation home designed by architect Ricardo Torrejón Schellhorn: Casa Limache, while Casa Zinc by architect Aaron Hojman is a greenstyle vacation home in La Barra, near the renowned resort of Punta del Este in Uruguay.
For a sustainable vacation in Europe, and specifically Limburg, in the Netherlands, Geuloever is a holiday home built on wooden poles by studios Zwarthout and Upfrnt. In France, the architects of RAUM designed a seasonal home on Quiberon Bretagna peninsula and WY-TO architectes designed Contemporary Vernacular in Corsica. In Leis, in the Alps in Canton Grisons, architect Peter Zumthor designed three matching vacation homes: Oberhus, Unterhus and Türmlihus. We end our tour in Italy, with Casa Erny, a privately owned villa on the waterfront in Ragusa designed by Architrend.

(Agnese Bifulco)


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