Camouflaged House

Photo credit: Sergio Pirrone

Located just on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea, the minimalistic “Tilt Roof House” by BCHO architects is embedded directly into the steep slope around the site. The structure seamlessly blends in with the topography and minimized the need for excavation, thus enabling the space up top to be transformed into a giant terrace with three boxed sections: two that are recessed and one for the courtyard beneath. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Tilt Roof House
Tilt Roof House
Tilt Roof House
Tilt Roof House
Tilt Roof House
Tilt Roof House
Tilt Roof House

“The light-filled space boasts an airy, open program with a series sliding glass doors that connect to the landscape and another opening onto a private courtyard. Meanwhile the bedroom has been placed in a sunken room that can be closed off. The curvature of the interior wall along the central courtyard softens the pointed corners created by the triangular shape from the living room to the reading area,” according to Design Boom.