The Home on the Stream (Casa sulla morella) is a venture developed between 2008 and 2010 by Andrea Oliva Architetti, a studio established in 2001 that embraces minimalism and provides simplicity a brand new look, very trendy and really versatile.
The home covers an space of four,198 sq. ft which is round 300 sq. meters. It’s situated in Castelnavo in Italy and it’s wrapped in a minimalist shell which, on one hand, makes it stand out whereas, however, permits it to determine a really shut connection to its environment.
However the seems to be aren’t the one fascinating factor about this challenge. The connection between the home’s structure and the panorama surrounding it performs an important position in figuring out the design and the constructing methods used on this case.
Different particulars akin to the connection between private and non-private areas or the interplay between solids and voids assist outline the challenge and make the residence stand out in a singular means. White was chosen as the first colour and this lets the home look light-weight whereas additionally permitting it to appear and feel very spacious, ethereal and recent.
The shell surrounding the inside areas is minimalist and glossy, making a collection or porches and transitional areas whereas additionally sheltering the home and establishing a clean connection to the outside and the views.
At one finish there’s a coated porch and this portion of the home is the component that defines the boundary between the home and the countryside.
Wonderful grooves within the exterior partitions divide the facade into a number of sections, creating a geometrical sample and establishing a contemporary and versatile design. The South-dealing with facade is made up of huge, darker panels.
These panels can slide open or might be closed, providing the customers numerous choices relating to the privateness they require or the quantity of pure mild they want to let inside. The orientation of the home was rigorously decided with a purpose to let it take most benefit of the daylight and the views.
The home is open to the winter solar whereas being shielded from the tough afternoon summer time solar. when it comes to views, full peak home windows let the gorgeous panorama turn into part of the inside décor because of the sliding panels.
When it comes to inside design, the home could be very easy however this doesn’t imply it lacks character. Rigorously chosen supplies and accent parts ensure that it has the correct quantity of appeal. One instance is the staircase connecting the 2 flooring. The mosaic of sunshine and darkish wooden shades contrasts with the white partitions and the metallic handrail, establishing a balanced look.
The truth that the dwelling area opens onto a deck constructed into the shell of the home could be very handy, providing a whole lot of flexibility and, on the similar time, bringing in energetic colours and delightful views.