A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy



House & Hotel Design

"Next to the chapel" is a modern house in a small village above Sterzing at an altitude of 1400 m above sea level built. The Achitekturbüro Bergmeister Loup rebuilt after the demolition of an old farmhouse. With historic chapel next to the house overlooking the mountain downward.

Modern house built on a slope

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy



A place to live, a sauna, a garage and a barn - all new buildings have been integrated seamlessly, without changing the topography of the landscape. They were separated according to their function, shape and material, but still form a unit for its location.

Modern holiday home with picturesque views of the valley

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy






The architects have worked with traditional local materials and remnants of the old farm, such as the stone wall and roof tiles of the chapel. The starting point of the project was the old stone wall of the farm. After a long search, the architects have finally found the workers who have been able to build the wall of stone without mortar again.

Sauna with a green roof

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy


The house was covered with tiles that are exposed to wind and weather, and add a silvery tone. Simple materials such as cement, glass, steel and wood dominate the interior. The old materials were reused and combined with the new.

The shingles, stone wall and glass

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

Sauna was also built near the house. The single box was covered with plaster exterior color of the earth and the roof - planted. The patio is covered, but it offers a magnificent view of the valley. The other side is the garage, almost black cube, which is in contrast with the green landscape full of trees. A game between architecture, landscape and art was brought to life.

Entrance to the house

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

Kitchen and dining room

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

Living room with sloping roof

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

The ceiling and walls of exposed concrete

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

Sliding glass doors

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy

A modern house in the green hills holiday in northern Italy










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