House To Catch The Tree by Berranger & Vincent
by Ted Savage / July 18, 2011
Via @designboom, a home on a narrow, steep lot in Nantes, France, presents a private street face, while opening to the garden.


The old chestnut tree at the end of the garden is used as "a tool for light and thermal control over the seasons. A direct dialogue between the the architecture, the inhabitants, and the tree is established." More at Berranger & Vincent. Photos: St├ęphane Chalmeau.

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