The Mountain House, Virginia, USA
Design for a house in the mountains of Floyd County, Virginia, Unites States. The design expresses the building traditions of the region in the language of contemporary architectural forms, blends into the magnificent landscape, and uses local materials to respond to climatic challenges in an environmentally-conscious way. The Mountain House has been designed to fit its spectacular setting of a dramatic southern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Area: 3,000 sq feet
Design: 2011 – 2014,
construction commenced in April 2015, completed in autumn 2016
Technical team: Fatma Farouk, Muhammad al-Shami, Karim al-Faramawy, Nihal Osama