Architecture Design of Stilt House

Description About The Project

Stilt House designed by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture, is a well-glazed belvedere facing the sea. Furthermore, its position in relation to the limits of the lot and neighbouring houses. Also, its implantation in the background of the street rue des Plages and behind, the mound of ferns protect the house from the vis-à-vis / building opposite and let the house blends discreetly into the landscape while enabling residents to fully see the sea. The house located on the first floor, above a small office, and is accessible via a galvanized steel staircase.

In addition to this, the foundations laid using 12 piles screwed in the sand. The ground stays completely permeable to water; a soak pit reprocesses rainwater; framing and siding are in untreated Douglas or raw okoumé panels downstairs, external insulation in wood fibreboards. Also, tiles are in wood and oak parquet flooring cover the floors, triple glazed wood and aluminium fittings. Solar panels preheat domestic hot water and there is a double – flow ventilation system. Only towel rails occasionally heat the bathrooms.

On the other hand, the primary structure is in galvanized steel, for savings on raw materials and optimal resistance reasons. The secondary structure is built using wood frames, and includes the tiles of the ground floor, of the second floor, and of the panoramic terrace. A large curtain wall facade with wooden thorns and aluminum shell faces the sea and turns as gables.

The Architecture Design Project Information:

Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
For this Stilt House. a galvanized steel staircase leads upstairs to the inhabited floor and the terrace.
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Indeed, the spacious and airy first floor space below is very suitable for a large garage.
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Besides, the floors and walls, ceilings are mainly made of natural wood
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
The staircase designed delicately and impressively.
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Also, the home office of this Stilt House set on the second floor, with the views to the outside.
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture
Stilt House, Unique project in France by B.HOUSSAIS Architecture

The Stilt House Gallery:

Text by the Architects: The house volumetry, its position raised off the ground, its simplicity, its transparency. Also, the choice of materials (grey aluminum joinery, vertical glazing and wood siding, natural wood screen wall), are a drive to create elegance and a light feeling.

Photo credit: Pascal Leopold| Source: B.HOUSSAIS Architecture

For more information about this project; please contact the Architecture firm :
– Add: Keravel – 22450 la Roche Derrien, France
– Tel: +33 2 96 43 23 89
– Email: [email protected]

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