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The Pointed Roof House - a home for two sisters

Compact duality

Bergmeisterwolf Architekten

For bergmeisterwolf architekten, a firm based in Italy’s northern Alto Adige region, before a project becomes a tangible reality there has to be a thorough investigation of the place where the new architecture is to be located. This fact-finding phase is then the basis for experimentation to “reconstruct” the original context, in the knowledge, however, that any intervention will change both its characteristics and image.

Here, research centered on the forms, materials, and colors present in the area in order to ensure that the new architecture would blend with its surroundings and guarantee continuity between manmade features and the natural landscape. For bergmeisterwolf, architecture must complement and be part of its context even if its very presence will inevitably remodel the original scene.

Commissioned by two sisters, Elisabeth and...

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