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.
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.
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.
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.