Mosha House

Mosha House by New Wave Architecture




Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

It is inevitable that the innate trend of human being is tangled to natural landscape.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

The location of project is Mosha site in the vicinity of north side of Tehran in domains of Alborz mountains. Intensive topography and location between mountains with sightseeing to flat plain of Mosha, inspired us to create sense of suspension and wide view for all spaces.

Mosha House
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Our goal of merging nature with human life led us to have vertical distribution of functions with less land occupation for building and hence allocates more portion of land to design landscape.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

The adopted shape for this project is a transverse volume with direction from domain to Mosha plain, so the form of three cantilevered boxes, with specific rotation to each other, comes out.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

Consequently additional spaces are generated, whereas a ceiling of each story is the terrace of another. Apparently high slope of site provides perfect sense of suspension for each box. Functions are distributed from upper to lower level respectively.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

For having endless view, the sides of the boxes facing the plain have floor-to-ceiling windows with numerous panoramic views. Here windows acting a role more than just an opening or constructional element,

Mosha House
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They are like a transparent curtain between in and out that overflow interiors with natural vision.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

An inclined cylindrical shaft is located in the intersection point of boxes which covers the stairs and has shaped a void that due to its position supplies an oblique view among all three levels and improves family interactions.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

Sense of nature is flowing inside spaces moreover to all aspects with using wood as one of basic natural elements in building that can be seen in floor and wall of sport rooms and in stairs which is moving upward from lower levels to the upper ones.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff

For saving Purity of the form building is covered with one single white shield which is made building’s volume distinctive and bright in domain of mountain. Source by New Wave Architecture.

Mosha House
Photo © Parham Taghioff
  • Location: Mosha, Tehran, Iran
  • Architects: New Wave Architecture
  • Architects in Charge: Lida Almassian/ Shahin Heidari
  • Associate Architects: Maryam Amanpour
  • Project Team: Sheida Ghotbi,Soheila Zahedi,Ilnazashayeri,Elnaz Shokravi, Fatemeh Honarbakhsh
  • Structural designer:yaghoubabedpour
  • Area: 2800.0 ft2
  • Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Parham Taghioff, Courtesy of New Wave Architecture
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