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* Residential Architecture: G House by Paz Gersh Architects

Posted by the editors on Thursday, 16 August 2012

Residential Architecture: G House by Paz Gersh Architects: “..In planning G House, the main design concept was preserving the existing garden. The garden contains of a typical Mediterranean flora with a small orchard..In the proposed plan, the balcony evolved into a connecting space between the existing and the new. The public spaces in the floor plan layout (Kitchen, Living Room and Dining Room) are arranged parallel to the balcony. These spaces open to the exterior through the balcony, both in views, as well as in orientation..In the proposed plan, the balcony evolved into a connecting space between the existing and the new. The public spaces in the floor plan layout (Kitchen, Living Room and Dining Room) are arranged parallel to the balcony. These spaces open to the exterior through the balcony, both in views, as well as in orientation..The design of the facades evolved through an analysis of precise proportions with a classical golden ratio, these proportions can be seen through out the entire house. In designing of the exterior elevations, a framing element is used to capture a segment of the gardens landscape scenery..The house was planned while searching for an architectural language, both using local references with the combination contemporary Mediterranean elements..”  Extensive glazing, clerestory windows, abundant natural light; interesting interior volumes; indoor / outdoor sensibility, terraces, balconies..

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image: © Amit Giron; article: “G House / Paz Gersh Architects” 15 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/263157&gt;

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