5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini
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5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

Built on the footprint of former terraced vineyards in the eastern side of collina d’oro, the 5 Houses in Barbengo is a five units single family housing project created by local architectural practice Studio Meyer Piattini.

Architects: Studio Meyer Piattini
Location: Barbengo, Lugano, Switzerland
Photographs: Paolo Rosselli

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

Typical characteristic of such terrain led directly to the each unit is different in plan, covers 140 sqm land, and built on two levels.

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

The day zone is at the garden level, with a single open and free living room, oriented towards south and east, looking towards the valley. The inside is simple and functional.

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

5 Houses in Barbengo by Studio Meyer Piattini

© Paolo Rosselli

Inspiration from architect:

the five housing units are positioned in such way to create a unique and articulated complex assessed on different levels in order to follow the natural topography of the land, while uniting the green area around them, as if they all have a common garden.


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