N2 house, Israel

Set back from the sidewalk, Pitsou Kedem has ensured privacy by elevating ‘N2 house’ above street level. the first ‘passage’ is the area beneath a lattice that floats above the entrance to the home. To its left, a massive concrete wall hangs above a dark reflection pool, hiding the interior from view. beyond this opaque partition, the second stage is a private entrance hall that reveals the abode from behind a glazed surface.  (Photos © Amit Geron)

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