Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
The Vertical Forest in Taiwan by Waterfrom Design
February 2nd, 2014 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Waterfrom Design
The Vertical Forest
The sky well and the patio are the most important element of this space which decide stream line. Designer set a vertical forest to help the air circulation between indoor and outdoor, like a lung for air-breathing animal.
The facade was combined by three different material and build in different scale. The sunshine irradiate throw different windows by different direction. all the layers has different function and view. The forest distribute in the building vertically, they merge with the architecture perfectly.
The concept of the architecture is utilizing four different sky well and five patio appear by retreating the architecture to solve the problem: the house is too closed to other buildings.
Designer wants to keep the delight on the path while we walk in the traditional Chinese architecture. The fence makes visitor could smell the fragrance of cypress but see the beautiful metal structure. go toward the living room, there will be a swing door decorated by black bamboo, becomes a focal point of a long corridor. We can view, we can read and even go through the beautiful structure.
As eyes to human being so is a door to interior space. Close or open, a door gives the space totally different atmosphere.
Using the lighting corridor to connect the major space and the minor space. The french window were set around by open space, and for the private space, there is a sky well reveal soft lighting. All the area has appropriate nature sunshine.
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