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House DE / davidclovers

  • 01:00 - 25 April, 2011
House DE / davidclovers
House DE / davidclovers, © Almond Chu
© Almond Chu

© Almond Chu © Almond Chu © Almond Chu © Almond Chu +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
  • Architect

    davidclovers
  • Project Team

    David Erdman, Clover Lee, Fei Mui, Jason Dembski, Yvette Herrera, Rathi Subramanian, Lam Pui Wing, Spencer Mak
  • Area

    4300.0 ft2
  • Photographs

From the architect. House DE is an “infill” townhouse, spectacularly sited on a hillside above Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong. Combining two existing units into one, the design uses the volumes of three staircases to blend, burrow and interlock spaces vertically across four floors. Each “interaction” is materially monolithic, using stone, wood and a series of delicate aluminum fins. Defined by these fins, the texture and form of the lantern-volume subtly changes shape and depth, casting shadow and emitting light in different ways throughout the house.

© Almond Chu
© Almond Chu

Each stair-volume pries open the house vertically and horizontally, pulling in daylight and emitting artificial light. Thickening the existing building enclosure and stretching it across the front and rear, the bedrooms and new master suite on the upper floors are protected from the elements, yet opens up to views of the natural surroundings. Towards the South, the facade thickens and torques, providing shade for bedrooms and balconies; while on the North, the facade transforms into a garden trellis for an outdoor dining terrace.

© Almond Chu
© Almond Chu
Cite: "House DE / davidclovers" 25 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/128543/house-de-davidclovers/>
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nalri · May 01, 2011

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Red Wolf · May 01, 2011

House DE http://goo.gl/2AoA2 #architecture

Tan Tan · April 26, 2011

RT @ONiemeyer: Linda casa... É como morar dentro de um abajur CHINÊS! http://is.gd/4ofpLP

Je Feriasthama Architecture Co · April 26, 2011

So inspiring...

clelia aggio · April 26, 2011

RT @ONiemeyer: Linda casa... É como morar dentro de um abajur CHINÊS! http://is.gd/4ofpLP

viajanteazul · April 26, 2011

RT @ONiemeyer: Linda casa... É como morar dentro de um abajur CHINÊS! http://is.gd/4ofpLP

Oscar Niemeyer · April 26, 2011

Linda casa... É como morar dentro de um abajur CHINÊS! http://is.gd/4ofpLP

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Shabnam_J · April 25, 2011

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Erik Joya · April 25, 2011

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DEZIGN · April 25, 2011

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Cole Design Studio · April 25, 2011

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