Dasht-e-chehel villa

Best Implemented Project of Private Residence

About the project
Dasht villa is an experience to reach an external-internal life in a cold climate. It is about how to stay out of the building and experience snow and rain but still remain in a safe zone. And how to be inside without losing sensory, visual and psychological connection with the outside. And also how to blur the boundary line between inside and outside to reach a greater freedom.
by making a diagonal cut along the building, we brought the north view to the heart of the building.
In the southern part of the building, by creating a glass chamber with a thick stone wall behind (Trombe wall) and some openings at its top and bottom), the thermal energy radiated during the day can be stored and used to heat the building at night.
In the end, by avoiding flattening or stepping the site (common solution for the sloping lands), the horizontal and vertical access routes became ramps to provide more smooth and comfortable movements throughout the building and enhance the feeling of freedom.

Dasht-e-chehel, Mosha, Damavand, Iran

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Applicant and authors of the project
35-51 ARCHITECTURE Office.
Project by Hamid Abbasloo, Abbas Yaghooti, Neda Adiban Rad

Other participants
Design team: Mohamad Reza Aghaie
Photo: Arash Akhtaran, Abbas Yaghooti


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