NAZIV PROJEKTA/PROJECT TITLE ISSA-Grotto/hill house TIPOLOGIJA/TIPOLOGY single family house LOKACIJA/LOCATION Vis, CroatiaPOVRŠINA PARCELE/SITE AREA 70135.0 m2 BRUTTO POVRŠINA/GROSS FLOOR AREA 198.5 m2 KLIJENT/CLIENT privatno/private PROJEKTIRANJE/DESIGN 2013.-2014. STATUS/STATUS dokumentacija u izradi/documentation in production
grotto (ˈɡrɒtəʊ) n, pl -toes or -tos
1. (Physical Geography) a small cave, esp one with attractive features
2. (Architecture) a construction in the form of a cave, type of natural or artificial cave that is associated with modern, historic, or prehistoric use by humans.from Old Italian grotta, from Late Latin crypta vault; see crypt]
Grotto/hill house is merging the tradition of the micro/macro enviroment and heritaga of Vis island and Mediterranean, with bioclimate design approach, encountering problems of no infrastructure, steep slope site. Concept satisfies needs of the user–temporary habitation+olive plantation care.The house is a digged in pocket-grotto/interpreted socrates megaron/ between the stretches of stone walls-suhozid/ancient agriculture lot formers.The design is unobtrusive,a symbiosis of manmade and natural.