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Mayo - Giger House

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Mayo - Giger House
Studen, Switzerland
2015-
1800 SF

This weighty weekend house south of Zurich is located in a small rural village, backing onto a narrow river. The house’s blunt form was designed to shed snow and let in lots of natural light. The house is finished with blackened zinc, exposed fair-faced concrete and untreated Larch wood. The walls and roof were completely prefabricated, erected in one week. The larch cross-laminated timber panels will be mostly exposed at the interior, creating a warm and raw interior.