Considered one of the best houses in the nineties of the last century, this house of Koolhaas / OMA in Bordeaux sits on an English-style garden of an old mansion near a disused quarry. It appears that his promoter, a paralytic Koolhas told: “This house is my world, please do it as complex as possible” and it was. Koolhas think a house on three floors, like a classical villa but completely different appearance, reminiscent of the brutality of the villas of Le Corbusier in India is characterized by its concrete facade, which earned him the nickname ” the bunker. ” The bunker on out dramatically from one of the slopes of the hill and placed on a house hidden from the outside where the crystal is the main material. The relationship between inside and outside is ore like a puzzle than a continuous space. Near the center of the plant, a section of land the size of a room has been transformed into office elevator that moves between different levels of the house.
The house is like a maze in which one can find a surprising wealth of experience: the refinement of travertine with the lightness of aluminum, spaces such as caves that have been eroded simulated natural color the cement raw land next to the transparency of the interior world. What is perhaps surprising that in all areas of the house is threatened, the danger of plummeting. The house was completed in 1998.