Gallery: Modern Swiss Prefab with a Tilting Wood Frame


Set against the rocky forms of the L’Ardévaz mountains, the Zufferey House both complements and contrasts its surroundings with a poised position that makes it appear like a rock teetering slightly off-balance or a box-y UFO about to take off. With a structural form that can certainly be considered an architectural novelty, the home — designed by Nunatak Sàrl Architectes — grabbed our attention when we noticed its incorporation of eco-friendly building techniques including a prefabricated wood frame and passive heating.

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  1. kayterr0023 August 6, 2009 at 1:25 am

    I do not know if these homes are in my budget.

  2. modular buildings July 17, 2009 at 10:42 am

    I woudn’t say it actaully compliments its surroundings!

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