The challenge of the project was to built a house and a workshop on a corner lot with limited space.
A closed off, but well oriented outdoor space arises by separating both volumes on the plot.
The paved outdoor area provides a place to work at sculptures in stone. Continue reading 46 RAAMWERK . Van Gelder
The site faces not only a wide street with heavy traffic but also a subway station.
We thought it wasn’t appropriate to adopt steel structure because of noisy neighborhood, even though the towering ratio was close to 6.
Adopting RC structure, columns and beams might become too unwieldy objects in a small room whose area is 30 square meters or more. Continue reading 47 Hiroyuki Ito
Conceived as a prism that serves as an architectural filter between the campus and the landscape, the pavilion is a meeting point for teachers, visitors, workers, and students, besides serving as a reception place for international guests. Open to the campus towards the south and to the views of the beautiful landscape to the north, the building is proposed as an elegant shed of serial wood porticoes, as an open and flexible structure. Continue reading 48 Tuñón . Ruckstuhl