The basic layout for this residence resembles that of the Carl Fisher Estate completed in 1926 broadly split into three sections – main house guest pavilion and service section. The main house is composed of living rooms bedrooms and a glass ventilated area giving an unobstructed view to beautiful large pool and the lagoon lying close to the house.
Large glass walls allow a spectacular view to the outside greenery while letting sunlight to enter into the house during daytime. There is a steel-cum-wood stairs to connect the two levels of this sharp-cornered spiral house. A slight inclination is provided to the roof for easy drainage of rainwater which also helps minimizing heat loss due to radiation from the interiors to a significant extent. Overall the house in the forest seems to be a brilliant concept.
Geometries are brilliantly selected to make the building spacious enough out of a given limited area. Horizontal hinges are an example of their innovation and the hinges make the wooden pallets to shrink horizontally. This provides a large opening into the outer world despite the limited interior. Care has been given in every step of the Ame Lot Project to avoid stress on the ecology. And the Ame Lot seems to be an epitome of eco-friendly design.
The extremely high ceilings in the living area make a roomy and grandiose statement. The hanging globe lamps accentuate this height even further. The flight of stairs with a landing is neatly placed against a wall that occupies a minimum of space allowing full use of the ground floor without a big visual intrusion.
The neutral shade selected for its walls impart warmth and luxurious outlook to this outstanding edifice. Architects succeeded in imparting an urban touch to this years-old structure. The pool expensive furniture glass wall carpets and lighting all have contributed significantly to redefine its old-fashioned outlook.
Since it is housed in a crowded town availability of space was a major constraint. Within the limited space the designers have marvelously managed to erect this wonderful building. They used every technology which would enable them to mask the possible difficulties of limited space.
Behind the white volume in the front two distinct residences are united through an interior staircase in the middle with a corresponding set of wider stairs in the front yard placed slightly higher than the garage level. Named the this duplex is located in Stuttgart Germany.