Located on a plateau over the Lake Zurich, the Gottshalden House is a L-shaped wooden skin residence with green agriculture surroundings.
The volume exhibits a unified design, with a reduced, sharp-angled timber facade, covering both walls and rooftops in furniture-like material.
This visible display of the building’s structure in its ceiling and floor surfaces conveys the warmth of the material into the interior. A cascading staircase inserted with careful precision in the enveloping shell.
Inspiration from architects:
The various geometries lend the structure plasticity, while the window flush with the exterior, are emphasized with lighter-colored reveals.