Called Villa San Valentino and located in Merano, Alto Adige, Italy this unique bi-familiar house is designed by Architekt Stephen Unger for Client Dr.Erich Höller on high architectonic level for the cohabitation of 3 generations with common spaces. Based on ideas to create a monolithic house with common spaces, under whose roof two independent habitation units are unified. Considering the orientation of the views, the east-wing is looking towards Valle d’adige and the west-wing Val Venosta. This is a modern house with a traditional dressing where The larch-wood shingle facade is representing the traditional craft of the Alps-region Upper Adige. For the Interiors, the chosen materials are typical for the place with marble of Lasa, porphyr, granite, wood of the larch and the oak. The house is Fulfilling Sustainability Design concept and the forms are answers to the characteristics of local mountains and its three-dimensional facade to the path oft he sun. The windows and the shadings are positioned such way, that the energy balance is optimized and the panorama is introduced in picture frames.
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