the project converts an alp chalet with overlapped byre, habitation and barn levels in to a family residence. the existing building is composed as follow:
- a basement level byre opened downstream on the slope side.
- a ground level habitation, laterally opened to link with the land.
- an under-roof barn space accessible from the upstream backside.
the project mainly fit at the ground level with a living room central space, horizontally connecting the land and vertically the barn roof.
from the cut off gables wall, the sunlight enters in the house through the central space on South side. the mezzanine access the surrounding former barn as an exterior covered space with view on North side.