Beautiful sea-facing home uses height to overcome site restrictions

This beautiful Russian home stands out from its neighbors with an unusually steep inclined roof that’s constructed for more than just its looks. Architectural bureau Chvoya designed House in Pribylovo, a contemporary home commissioned by a family who sought views of the Vyborg gulf. Since local regulations restricted construction to a small area in the back of the plot, the architects overcame the restriction by creating a compact, three-story house with a large window near the apex that overlooks…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/beautiful-sea-facing-home-uses-height-to-overcome-site-restrictions
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