We recently had a question on our Facebook page that has since inspired this post. We were asked if we had any tips for building on a sloped terrain. So here goes: Cut and Fill: This describes the process of carving out a level plinth on a sloping site, in order to build a home that is essentially designed for use on a level site. Any spoil that is cut from the bank is reserved in order for it to be brought back to make up the levels on the lower edge. Depending on the type of slope you are
EFH Groth is a slope house with natural and simple beauty, located in Lofer, designed by LP architektur. The asymmetrical roof of the house follows the gradient of the slope, enhancing the sense that the house might slide down the hill at any moment.
Building into a gentle slope can enhance the efficiency of a design by providing living space inside the foundation and requiring less additional material and labor than the same amount of space above grade. And if properly designed, the in-ground living area can be bright and spacious. &am