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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

House Fregowerra in Rubigen near Bern, Switzerland by null8 Architektur

 
July 24th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: null8 Architektur

15 minutes away from Bern, up the river Aare towards the Alpslays the small village Rubigen. In the 1980s the house of the client’s parentswas built, leaving half as an unbuilt plot to be developed by the next generation. In 2010, the planning of the project to build a new home for the family of four started.

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The playground and the terraces are surrounded by a lovely garden and form the social area where the three generations meet, still providing some intimacy. In the south, on the other side of the house the rooms requiring more privacy like the bedrooms, the office and living room are situated. The open kitchen with the dining room on the upper level as well as the entrance area on the lower level, connect the private with the social areas.

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In terms of efficiency the wooden house is made of prefabricated elements, which make a shorter installation time on site and the basement is reduced. The high energy efficient thermal insulation of the cladding lowers the costs of operation as well as the CO2 emissions and will be further improved by solar panels.

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

Image Courtesy Love Weber

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