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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.

MSF House in Fontenais, Canton of Jura by ARCHI7

 
November 29th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: ARCHI7

Situation
The project is located at the border between agriculture and individual housing. Far north, the castel and the city of Porrentruy are visible. South, the huge view is open on landscape and nature. The lot goes slowly up to the nord.

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

  • Architects: ARCHI7
  • Project: MSF House
  • Location: Fontenais, Canton of Jura
  • Photography: Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira
  • CLIENT: Privat
  • YEAR: 2011-2012

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Based on this existing elements, the project has been organized so that the views from in to out would take the best of the landscape morphology.

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Organisation
Entrance and bedrooms are situated in the groundfloor of the two-storey house. On the first store, the main areas offers livingrooms open to the south, masterbedroom and office open to the north.

Connected to the main areas are two terraces, one facing sun set and the old city of Porrentruy the other one facing landscape and sun rise.

A central wall defines various areas open once to north once to south.

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Realisation
The structure is visible concrete inside. Outside the house is wrapped by thermal insulation grey colored. Windows frames are made of aluminium. Blinds are low grey. Inside surfaces of terraces are aluminium covered. The entrance is indicated by a hollow in the surface which is underlined by a change of color.

Two main materials characterize the inside of the house : polished concrete for the grounds and wodden blades for the ceilings.

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Image Courtesy © Thomas Jantscher, Nuno Ferreira

Image Courtesy © ARCHI7

Image Courtesy © ARCHI7

Image Courtesy © ARCHI7

Image Courtesy © ARCHI7

Image Courtesy © ARCHI7

Image Courtesy © ARCHI7

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