Boasting panoramic views across the Lake of Zurich, this generous, four-storey family residence has recently been completed by a Swiss architectural practice moos. giuliani. herrmann. architekten.. Located near Zurich, in a small town of Horgen, the minimalist, 260-square-meters townhouse comprises a studio, two bedrooms, master bedroom, dressing room, dining room, kitchen, living room with fireplace, roof terrace, showers, bathroom, double garage with driveway, patio and air-conditioned wine cellar.
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‘The precisely planned facade has been created out of white concrete. A split-level construction enables multifaceted views inside the internal sculptural space. Varying ceiling heights allow the inhabitant a diversity of options. The accurate and careful choice of materials creates a natural comfort. The warm oak wood and the exclusive linen wallpaper harmonize with the grey cement concrete ceilings and polished concrete floors. The inside window frames are made of white oiled oak. The outer aluminum window frames were processed with a unique anodizing. All sink and wall coverings in the shower and the bathroom were covered with genuine travertine.
‘According to the latest ecological and economic studies the building is Minergie ®-certified and extremely energy-efficient. Geothermal energy affords a heating function in winter as well as a cooling one in summer. What is more, this incredible townhouse is still available for rent.’