Unusual Family Home with Synthetic Grass in Frohnleiten

July 30, 2013
Posted in Architecture

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This unusual family home applies the principles of an M.C.Escher painting in architecture, displaying cubes of concrete covered entirely with a soft synthetic grass that allows the structure to blend in almost completely with the landscape. This extraordinary dwelling is situated in the municipality of Frohnleiten, Austria, a project designed by Weichlbauer Ortis Architects. The study has given rise to a game that generates volumes, slightly rotated and pushed into other, protruding from the main body. Windows and doors have been suspended horizontally in front of the large windows which serve as railings. Fixtures are placed in front in an almost improvised and seemingly out of context. The stairs to the facade is purely aesthetic or structural support. The section of a window is used as a handrail, a door positioned in a point that it would be better not to cross.

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