Louver Haus / Smart Architecture

  • 23 Aug 2012
  • Housing Selected Works
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Architects: Smart Architecture
Location: Susung-gu, , South Korea
Architect In Charge: Gun-cheol, Sung-hoon
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 400 sqm
Photographs: Jung-sik

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Louver Haus is the multi-household building which was built for lease profit. It is located in high density housing areas in sang-dong, su seong-gu, Daegu(metropolis in Korea). Su-seong pond which is one of the large-scale open spaces in Daegu, is near the south of site, and also Dae-duck mountain standing over this area.

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This building consists of 7 households. 6 households face south, and one household overlooking north is designed the open plan of duplex type.

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The whole building’s external facing is finished using outside heat-insulation wall methed, and the finishing of walls adjacent to the road is red cryptomeria horizontal louvers. Particularly, louver windows can open and shut. So, energy-saving effect, sunshine control and privacy protection are possible. And, the ways to use louver windows create multiple facade variation.

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A vertical wire handrail and skylight mingled, which set the scene for special atmosphere.


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Cite: "Louver Haus / Smart Architecture" 23 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 29 May 2015. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=264618>