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Ga On Jai designed by Korean architectural firm IROJE KHM Architects completed in 2013, located in Seongnam, South Korea makes a bold statement with its imaginative cutout house design. The design gives the client culture, nature and privacy. The 3,541 square foot contemporary home designed around a “Madang”, which is a traditional Korean inner court.
IROJE KHM Architects describe:
PASSING DOWN TRADITIONAL LANGUAGE “MADANG”, “RU”, “CHEOMA”, “DOLDAM”.
“By introducing “Madang” which is Korean inner court, we have solved the requirement of introvert space, ecological environment, useful outdoor space and have got the nature which has healthy, live environment and landscape.
By introducing “Ru” which is Korean-pilotied architecture, we absorbed the dynamic and picturesque landscape of near mountain, according to turn the axis of mass of living room to top of the surrounding mountain. Void space under “Ru” is the beginning of approach part of dramatic sequence of strolling course in spaces of this house, like cave.
By introducing curved “Cheoma” which is cantilevered roof of Korea for the floating roof of this house, we got, not only the resistance to rough weather condition, but also, to revive the traditional language of architecture in translated language in modern. By introducing oval patterned concrete wall which was derived from traditional stone wall, we expected it would be reminder of past.”
Source of images: homedsgn
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