Perfect Day House / Giona Bierens de Haan Architectures

Perfect Day House / Giona Bierens de Haan Architectures

Perfect Day House / Giona Bierens de Haan Architectures - Interior Photography, Windows, Beam

Text description provided by the architects. Perfect Day is a complete renovation and transformation of a 1960s chalet for a family in search of an alternative lifestyle. Its sober architecture offers large volumes dedicated to communal living and compact spaces that can accommodate up to ten people.

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Perfect Day House / Giona Bierens de Haan Architectures - Interior Photography, Beam

The village of Zinal lies at an altitude of 1700 meters. It is a mountain pasture that became a travel destination for the first English tourists in the 19th century, a gateway to the high Alpine peaks.

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We quickly thought about how to conceal a unique space behind a chalet with a traditional appearance, offering surprising qualities of light and space for this type of construction, like the Swiss shelters that hide behind a pastiche façade.

Perfect Day House / Giona Bierens de Haan Architectures - Exterior Photography, Windows

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