The house replaces an older building at the site. In order to
obtain the planning permits, the project had to be well adjusted to
the terrain, both in terms of shape, scale, material and
The house and terraces are partly built upon existing stone walls,
the parts of the walls which are new are made of stones from the
blasting at the site.
The low elongated volume is cut into to allow for wind shielded
outdoor areas, embraced by the house itself. These cuts also bring
down the scale of the building, and together with the local
variations of the section, make the building relate to the
surrounding cliff formations.
On the outer perimeter of terraces and pool, a glass fence also
protects against wind, but allows for maximum view. The house is
clad with Kebony wood, a sustainable process of treating the wood
to allow for good durability towards the exposure to salt