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House Uesslingen
location: Uesslingen, Switzerland
client: Private
status: Realized
project: 2006⁠–⁠2008

A 300-square-meter detached family house sits on an incline at the periphery of Üsslingen, Switzerland. The home is built as a sustainable, prefabricated timber structure atop a pre-cast concrete basement, while the existing topography shapes its placement. Its primary entrance on the top floor leads to a kitchen and living area. Subsequently, a staircase leads to the mid-level bedrooms and further down to the cellar that extends onto a terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. 

Inspired by local building codes prescribing pitched roofs, the structure incorporates a distinctive triple sawtooth roof design that echoes the characteristics of factory roofs when aligned, effectively transforming the top floor into a "living factory" divided into distinct zones for work, cooking, and respite.

commission: Direct
program: Residential
size: 300 m²
team: Annette Spillmann, Harald Echsle, Iris Durot, Monika Moor
consultants: Häni Baumanagement; Kaufmann Oberholzer