Case Study: Bodrum House #5

Instructor: Paul Chiu
Studio: Glendale Community College / Arch 120
Site location: Yalikavak , Turkey
Design Intend: Twenty-one homes on a steep slope designed by Richard Meier . The master plan divides parcels into a single acre across the dramatic topography, keeping privacy between neighboring structures and unobstructed views to the bay. Five prototype dwellings contain 330 square meters with separate guest houses measuring 40 square meters.The house is situated on a steep hillside that enables the site to feature views to Yalikavak Bay. Main focus of design is to maximize views and privacy.  The home feature an established entry sequence beginning with the drive. An outdoor stair leads directly into the foyer and double-height living room.Organized around a chimney, the interior is complete with a dining, kitchen and WC on the ground floor. three bedrooms, media room, laundry while staff are situated on the basement level. The home exploits the views , regardless of where you are situated within the individual parcels.





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