Fowl Homes by Alexis Dornier

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Bird Houses by Alexis Dornier

Location: Ubud, Bali
Typology: Residential
Visitor Home: 37.5 m²
Studio Home: 128.6 m²
Foremost Home: 162 m²
Standing: Accomplished 2022
Architectural Design: Alexis Dornier
Development: Surya Kembar
Photograph Credit score: Kie
Instagram: @Birdhousesbali
Web site: Birdhouses-Bali

A bunch of mates joined forces to construct their dream of a floating village surrounded by a tropical forest within the coronary heart of Bali. The undertaking is composition of three stilted constructions encompassing a shared pool and sundeck house designed by means of fluid shapes as walkways, water options and flower beds.

The biggest constructing is nestled right into a sloped web site overlooking a small creek working previous the property, whereas the studio and the visitor home flank the doorway of the location. Collectively the constructions create an ensemble that integrates into the present foliage of huge timber which have been maintained to supply exterior shading and privateness.

The timber additionally develop into the cover for out of doors resting locations as a part of a panorama design resembling a miniature park. These so-called birdhouses mix into nature, and their pivoting ground plans create expressive inhabitable sculptures that kind thrilling relationships to the surface, whereas being very current as memorable interpretations of the concept of a home.

The expertise of exploring these constructions is a journey by means of the three-dimensional, maze-like association of their totally different areas, all radiating out from their central vertical circulation components into their surrounding. Rigorously crafted openings create heterogeneous elevations to the buildings.

All rooms have various heights and their dimensions span from compact to expansive. Home windows have totally different codecs to reveal views onto the bottom and into the sky.

The materiality of those inhabitable sculptures kind a collage of stable volumes holding circulation components and loos, whereas the principle areas are textured in with their surfaces clad in wooden from each the within and the surface. Smooth and oblique and built-in lighting conceives a comfy, inhabitable house, indifferent from the bottom and glowing like a lantern within the midst of the plush Inexperienced.