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conceptThe House Bierings designed by  the Dutch architect Rocha Tombal abstracts the traditional gable roof form by simplifying and adding multiple viewports (similar to Marcel Breuer’s Whitney Museum). 

 

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The house, built for a private client, is a 3-in-1 building that slides along railroad tracks recessed into the concrete foundation. A greenhouse-like glass interior structure is exposed through the sliding movement of the red rubber and larch sheaths that form the exterior walls. This creative intervention fulfills the clients’ request for a home where they could grow food and enjoy the landscape.

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