RAGUSA, A nature to live from outside and inside

How, when you get there, want to shut yourself up. The environment is so beautiful, so meaningful. The walls are everywhere in the landscape. They draw worlds there, create terraces on the hills, mark limits, drain seasonal waters; they are often very low there. The owners are sensitive to the beauty of the world, to the simple splendor of its inhabitants, to the flow of their creations and to the richness of time. They discovered this place bathed in nature always in motion. Through the seasons, it changes from dry land to damp grasses with early blooms that surreptitiously cascade as they run.

How, when you get there, want to shut yourself up. The environment is so beautiful, so meaningful. The walls are everywhere in the landscape. They draw worlds there, create terraces on the hills, mark limits, drain seasonal waters; they are often very low there. The owners are sensitive to the beauty of the world, to the simple splendor of its inhabitants, to the flow of their creations and to the richness of time. They discovered this place bathed in nature always in motion. Through the seasons, it changes from dry land to damp grasses with early blooms that surreptitiously cascade as they run.

To offer a house, a refuge for families, a convergence of friends. Respect the place while spreading out. Like when our body lies down on the ground with its eyes up to the sky and everything dissipates. Think about the traditional local typology, protect yourself from the heat and filter the light. Then above all to stay in contact with the sky, with the earth. To get to this house, we have to go outside. An outside protected from all surroundings. A succession of courses on different levels offers various places and particular views. Where the walls protect us from some urban noise and a little light pollution. The project is built from a ruin. Starting point for building permits. He develops a series of sequences between exterior and interior where the two often merge with a play of courtyards, walls, perspectives and large sliding doors that transform certain interior spaces into a covered terrace. It is an architecture in which the body encompasses its environment. It is made up of gathered spaces that can be connected to accommodate 2 or 18 people as diverse as this without generating any spatial conflict of distance or proximity.