Villa Oblique





The client couldn't decide if they wanted a house situated near the ground or one that is elevated above it. Therefore we created an oblique cuboid which satisfies both conditions. Viewed frontally, it appears in parallel projection although, generally speaking, we all inhabit a world that is experienced perspectivally.


The building is a simple gesture not unlike Valerio Olgiati's notion of the projecting of a building into the world being an act of "throwing forth" rather than an act of "designing."