Located on the outskirts of the village of Schwarzenburg in eastern Switzerland, the complex was designed by Ductus to have the appearance of a series of intersecting blocks of various heights that protrude and recede throughout the design.
Accommodating 16 apartments, the complex comprises two buildings sat perpendicular to one another that are connected by a shared garden.
Balconies constructed from pressure-impregnated white fir and green columns contrast with the red plaster facade and overlook the garden and neighbouring buildings.
Flat roofs lined with untreated copper top the apartment complex, which distinguishing it from the surrounding more traditional pitched-roof buildings.
On the exterior, untreated copper was also used for downpipes, while red-toned window frames and mechanical shutters match the plaster's colour.
Within the apartments, textured white walls were set off by wooden flooring, while stylish bathrooms were characterised by red-toned fittings and decorative tiles to match the facade.
Bright living spaces are lit by floor-to-ceiling doors that also provide access to the adjacent balconies.
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Ductus is an architecture studio operating between Sweden and Switzerland.
The photography is by Rasmus Norlander.