House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects

© Kurt Kuball

House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects

Situated around 1km above sea level on the Saualm in the Görtschitz Valley, the House SPI is a two-storey timber frame construction residence that harmony compatible with the surrounding landscape.

Architects: Spado Architects
Location: Carinthia, Austria
Photographs: Kurt Kuball

House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball
House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball

Local larch was used for the wooden façade and the wooden roof, it is a new interpretation of an Alpine farmhouse, a contemporary interpretation of rural architecture.

House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball
House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball

The projection of the upper floor to the south creates a covered patio on the ground floor and a covered outer area upstairs, which also acts as a sunshade towards the south for the full-surface glazing of the separable living room on this level.

House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball
House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball
House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball

Inspiration from architect:

The architecture relies on functionality and restraint and is characterised by its renunciation of the superfluous. The roof pitch also corresponds with local conditions.

House SPI in Carinthia by Spado Architects
© Kurt Kuball