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Estrade Residence adapts to rocky hillside with locally-harvested materials

Estrade Residence adapts to rocky hillside with locally-harvested materials

The main idea was to highlight the peculiarities of the site and integrate nature into the design of the house. This resulted in a staggered structure that includes several terraces that establish a strong dialogue with the surrounding landscape. Thick walls made from rocks extracted during excavation create a spine of the project that extends outwards, protect the apartments on the ground floor, and help establish a direct connection between the interior and exterior spaces.

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