Centrifugal Villa by Obra Architects

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/i9/i92asx964tds4b8z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />The Centrifugal Villa is arranged around a hollow center, as if the heart of the house had somehow fallen outside its body (which is not to suggest it is a house without a heart, only that it is not self-centered). The string of subsequent rooms in its interior keeps the whole together by sacrificing their individual geometric coherence to the fractured configuration of the entire composition.
The experience of the interior is marked with constantly shifting vanishing points, where alignments fold in each crease of the plan, large openings cutting dormer scoops on the roof, centrifugally release the views out to the surrounding landscape. The house, largely informed by this idea rather than a formal imposition, cannibalizes the local “vernacular,” distorting it through hexagonal introspection of the plan and a transposed proportion of the parts. Set on a 5-acre property overlooking an agricultural reserve, the project includes a poolhouse with separate guesthouse and garage struct...

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