Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas
from ArchDaily

Gallery of Spotlight: Herzog & de Meuron - 1

VitraHaus by Herzog & de Meuron. the theme of the archetypal house and the theme of stacked volumes. In Weil am Rhein, it was especially appropriate to return to the idea of the ur-house, since the primary purpose of the five-storey building is to present furnishings and objects for the home. Stacked into a total of five stories and breathtakingly cantilevered up to 49 feet in some places, the twelve houses, whose floor slabs intersect the underlying gables.