Program: Individual Villa
Contracting authority: Private Client
Assignment: DEA Studio
Position: Project Leader, Architect, MEP, Structural design, Supervisor;
Activities performed: Preliminary design, final design, detail design and supervision;
Actual status: Completed
Haxhia Villa is located in an amazing site, right in the top of Xibrake hill, properly oriented toward Tirana city center and the sunset view. The house is designed to be in the higher level of the site, creating even a large courtyard in its entrance. The courtyard is conceived in consent with its owner to be a forest of trees, giving to the house a notable landscape character. The architecture speaks with a simple geometry, consequent of a preliminary orientation study. South and West orientation, that corresponds with the main impact of the house are designed with large balconies as a natural detail for achieving the maximum of the energy efficiency through the passive design details.
Main livable functional spaces are located properly, with the view on the courtyard forest and the distant landscape.