House A by Heidi Arad Architecture & Design

Location: Habonim, Israel
Photo courtesy: Shai Epstein
Description:

Located in Habonim, on the southern side of Mount Carmel, North Israel. by the coast of the Mediterranean sea. Architect Heidi Arad has planned a house with spectacular views towards the sea and is bordered with a nature reserve. The location of the plot led to impressive residential building design utilizing maximum of view from anywhere in the landscape to the point of creating a sense of complete transparency.

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The house was designed with the principles of sustainable architecture: South shading, ventilation, open on both sides, collecting rainwater and using natural materials with minimal processing, such as using only galvanized metal without the addition of colors or coatings.

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Living space – screens allow to handle extremely low beams and create momentary privacy at certain times of the day without damaging the skin transparency.

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