public/ urban

PHEgg

competition for a senior`s residence building
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Facts

Client | Gemeinde Egg

Typology | health care

Location | Egg

Stage | competition

PHEgg

As basis of the idea functions a single plate, the plot. The exterior is defined and created by perforating and stretching that. This results in an functional pattern of atria, staying areas and openings for natural lightning.

The different phases of elderly care is readable in the built space. Care areas on the groundfloor include accomodations for each individual with private balcony and a view into the countryside. Independent housing groups are positioned near the supporting areas as back part to a small power plant.
The sustainability concept is defined by the using of local wood for construction, sun protection in all of its areas. The low energy consumption supports the life cycle of the building.