Architects: Atelier d.org Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/128238/snail-house-atelier-d-org Clipboard Snail House / Atelier d.org CopyHouses•Reinhardsmunster, France Photographs Save this picture!© Stéphane Spach+ 13 Share Photographs: Stéphane SpachText description provided by the architects. Building a house in the slope in Reinhardsmunster. Linking a living space to the land, which extends onto its roof. Save this picture!© Stéphane SpachRecommended ProductsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panels – concrete skinWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeSlopes are considered outstanding locations that allow to think about housing differently: structuring, or re-structuring the so-called « classical » models are eased by allowing variations of the natural flat layout due to the slope. Save this picture!© Stéphane SpachTo make the most of the slope, the layout of the proposed house is in between a digged in building and the rooms supported by the slope with half-stories to follow the slope. Save this picture!© Stéphane Spachrespect of the original land Save this picture!© Stéphane Spachminimal earth-moving Save this picture!© Stéphane Spachmultiple openings with centred views / multiple-oriented views Save this picture!© Stéphane Spachdirect and multiple entrances to each storey (the roof is also fully used) Save this picture!© Stéphane Spachsmall visual impact / volumetry efficient natural thermal insulation / wind exposureProject gallerySee allShow lessVideo: Villa Under Extension / OFIS ArhitektiArticlesDelugan Meissl Associated Architects Vol. 1 / Delugan Meissl Associated ArchitectsArticles Share Snail House / Atelier d.orgSave this projectSaveSnail House / Atelier d.org ArchDaily Year: 2009 “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/128238/snail-house-atelier-d-org Clipboard France CopyAbout this officeAtelier d.orgOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesReinhardsmunsterFrancePublished on April 21, 2011Cite: “Snail House / Atelier d.org” 21 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.