Peter Vetsch (2007) Dietikon, Suisse

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Peter Vetsch (2007)

Peter Vetsch (1943) Sax, is a Swiss architect who is renowned for its organic home construction.

Earth houses made in Dietikon
Peter Vetsch
region Limmattal – Limmattal – az Limmattaler Zeitung, Puglia – Suisse

View on Google Earth ” Houses Earth “

Model buried houses from the earth, Dietikon, huddled like hobbits

Houses of the Earth made in Dietikon:
Peter Vetsch –
region Limmattal – Limmattal – az Limmattaler Zeitung, Puglia – Sui


Biography From 1950 at 1956, He attended primary school in Sax and high school until Frümsen 1959. In 1962, he attended the agricultural school in Cernier, which leads to graduation. until 1965, it is a architectural draftsman apprenticeship before working in Winterthur, between 1965 and 1966, in an architect's office in St. Gallen. Over the following years, Vetsch attended the Public Art Academy of Düsseldorf where he graduated in 1970. From 1971 at 1974, he worked in the offices of architecture Krass (Düsseldorf) and Hasler (Zurich) before opening his own architectural firm in Zumikon then, since 1978 Dietikon.
Since then he has been working on the concept of organic houses, among other things., he realized, in 2007, more than 47 models.

The following diagrams describe the influence of the topography of slope on the density of colonies troglodytes.

A urban strategy the settlements are located in the sub-valleys

of the hill for wind protection and because these areas have the greatest potential for channeling wind.’ rainwater collection and. The red lines are used vertical (diagonal) traffic to the neighborhood (staircase, elevators diagonally), and collecting the water carried by the roof of the unit and to bring it to a holding tank at the bottom of the hill to existing agriculture. The different heights of the red line, the distributed units along the topography.

(2009 ) Dietikon
Certainly an acquired taste, the Earth Houses of the Swiss architect Peter Vetsch are an experience in ecological architecture. Built instead of on the ground, organic and sustainable structures attempt to melt and thus make the best use of their natural environment.



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Virginia Maneval

I am the daughter of Jean Benjamin Maneval, famous urban architect who notably created the Bulle Six Coques, a plastic house from the pop years. You can also find me on my Facebook page or on my page La Bulle Six Coques by Jean Benjamin Maneval.

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