GAZEBO RESIDENCES

ADMA, LEBANON - ON HOLD 2016
Conceptually, this project for a luxury suburban residential block in Adma seeks to transform, without resorting to superficial moves, the conventional reading of the block into a unified house. The structure being already present on the site, the design needed to simplify the existing structure, creating the necessary clarity of form. Internally, the programs are reshuffled in order to benefit from optimal exposures and minimizing circulation spaces for such expansive apartments plates. Transparency is maximized as needed on the edges, and when privacy is required (kitchens or bathroom spaces), metal lattices with flowing vegetation screen off the views. The ground floor benefits from extensions to the garden, on several levels of terraces, whereas the roof apartment benefiting from the metal structure on the roof, can extend to the penthouse terrace with a pool. In between those two 660sqm apartments (ground floor and roof), two smaller apartments of 330sqm occupy the middle level. Every house necessarily ends with a pitched roof, so we thought to transform that archetype once again, this time as a gazebo, immersed in bougainvillea, for sun rays and their shadows, and the emotion of Read More

Conceptually, this project for a luxury suburban residential block in Adma seeks to transform, without resorting to superficial moves, the conventional reading of the block into a unified house. The structure being already present on the site, the design needed to simplify the existing structure, creating the necessary clarity of form. Internally, the programs are reshuffled in order to benefit from optimal exposures and minimizing circulation spaces for such expansive apartments plates. Transparency is
maximized as needed on the edges, and when privacy is required (kitchens or bathroom spaces), metal lattices with flowing vegetation screen off the views. The ground floor benefits from extensions to the garden, on several levels of terraces, whereas the roof apartment benefiting from the metal structure on the roof, can extend to the penthouse terrace with a pool. In between those two 660sqm apartments (ground floor and roof), two smaller apartments of 330sqm occupy the middle level.
Every house necessarily ends with a pitched roof, so we thought to transform that archetype once again, this time as a gazebo, immersed in bougainvillea, for sun rays and their shadows, and the emotion of color.

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