Canyon House

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Canyon House

  • Location

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Area

    1,400 sqm

  • Scope

    Architecture, Interior and Landscape

  • Year

    2016

  • Status

    Concept

Based on the concept of a desert valley or wadi carved out of rock, a double height curving atrium divides the house and connects the main entrance to the garden. A contrast of form and materials between the rectilinear external envelope and internal atrium heightens the experience and appeal of its soft, seductive interior. Layered, semi-open living spaces wrap around the courtyard, and create varied screened views across the house. A glazed skylight allows for internal planting and landscaping.

  • Client

    Private

  • Team

    Omar Al Omari, Deena Fakhro, Simona Sabackova