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Elii Architect’s House of Would is Made from Seven Separate Modules Unified with a Wooden Envelope
Posted By Lori Zimmer On January 25, 2013 @ 11:59 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery | No Comments
The modules in the House of Would are circled up like a wagon caravan, each adapting to the uneven land beneath them, while creating a private and shading central yard for residents to relax in. The modules  undulate with the land, creating a mimicry between architecture and earth. Internal bridges connect the segments from one elevation to the next.
The modules are joined together with a slatted wooden envelope , creating natural ventilation and air flow to the inside, while unifying the separate segments. The sloping roofs are arranged to collect and divert rain to water the garden in the central courtyard. The higher, less inclined roofs serve as sunbathing platforms for the residents to enjoy.
By joining the seven separate modules , different spaces are created within the home, allowing for public and private interaction. Terraces overlook the valley below, while other modules bring residents in direct contact with the environment. The versatile home is poised for change, expansion and adaptability.
Via Arch Daily 
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URLs in this post:
 Elii Architects: http://www.elii.es/eng/index.php?/work/055--house-of-would/
 House of Seven Gables: http://www.7gables.org/
 wooden modules: http://inhabitat.com/modern-kenjo-cabin-is-a-solar-powered-floating-room-for-a-family-in-sweden/
 inner courtyard: http://inhabitat.com/miguel-marcelinos-gorgeous-three-courtyards-house-hugs-the-portuguese-landscape/
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/elii-architects-house-of-would-is-made-from-seven-separate-modules-unified-with-a-wooden-envelope/elii-house-of-would2/
 modules: http://inhabitat.com/unity-homes-new-xyla-prefab-pops-up-in-just-three-days/
 slatted wooden envelope: http://inhabitat.com/garden-topped-drulingen-daycare-in-france-is-wrapped-in-a-dainty-wooden-lattice/drulingen-creche-fluor-architecture-2/
 separate modules: http://inhabitat.com/haustrift-is-a-series-of-modular-minimalist-and-affordable-rowhouses-in-vienna/
 Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/323302/house-of-would-elii/
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