The Neuendorf House designed by John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin in 1991, is a vacation house for a German art dealer set in an almond grove on the island of Mallorca. The house uses materials and colours characteristic of the island’s traditional architecture in a renewing formal vocabulary.
Neuendorf House technical information
- Architects: John Pawson + Claudio Silvestrin
- Location: Mallorca, Spain
- Project Architect: Crispin Osborne
- Structures: Tietz & Partners
- Builders: J.Salis Construcciones
- Client: Hans and Caroline Neuendorf
- Completion of work: 1991
- Design Years: 1987 – 1989
- Photographs: © Richard Bryant, © Boris Steinweg
The design explores ways of achieving a quality of proportion in outside space more usually associated with interiors.
– John Pawson Architects
Neuendorf House Photographs
Villa Neuendorf is a rigorous paralellopiped whose monolithic presence is counteracted on all façades by the presence of “cuts” in various different positions with different orientations to prevent any form of monotony.
Neuendorf House description by the Architects
Neuendorf House Plans
Neuendorf House Gallery