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Hercule / 2001

Named after local hero John ?Hercule? Gruen for its robust strength, the volume emerges fiercely from the ground like the tip of an iceberg: the stepping of the plot, a residual portion of land situated between an old farm-house and a suburban villa, drove the design, breathing a strong sense of grounding into the site.

© Maxime Delvaux

Architects: 2001

Location: Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg

Partners: Philippe Nathan, Sergio Carvalho

Project Architect: Julie Moret

Area: 446.0 m2

Project Year: 2018

Photographs: Maxime Delvaux

© Maxime Delvaux

Text description provided by the architects. Named after local hero John ?Hercule? Gruen for its robust strength, the volume emerges fiercely from the ground like the tip of an iceberg: the stepping of the plot, a residual portion of land situated between an old farm-house and a suburban villa, drove the design, breathing a strong sense of grounding into the site.
Concept

Axo

Rather than working against the topographical constraint, the natural context helped to determine the layout of the home's three levels as they step down the slope. The basement gathers all the technical functions, including the garage; the entrance, the wardrobe, the laundry room, the fitness & spa area, the wine-cellar and the kitchen, as well as the dining-room and the living area, both of which are arranged in a single space of 14 x 6...
Source: Archdaily
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