Make the best of what you have

Sited above a 5m retainer wall for the village, the house offers views down the valley and bright, airy terraces to enjoy

When you have a difficult site to work with – perhaps it is hemmed in by other buildings, on a restricted piece of land or in the teeth of the wind – you have no option but to make the best of it.

That is where an architect can turn a difficult project into a distinctive building that sits comfortably in its surroundings while keeping the family comfortable inside.

Hérault practice Artelabo in Gignac has just won the 2017 ADC Award from Archi­Des-ign­club for ...

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