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Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects

  • Architects: IROJE KHM Architects
  • Location: Gwangju, Jeonnanam-do, Korea
  • Architect: HyoMan Kim – IROJE KHM Architects
  • Design Team: SuMi Jung
  • Building Area: 168.63 sqm
  • Gross Floor Area: 269.07 sqm
  • Area: 594.0 sqm
  • Photographs: JongOh Kim

© JongOh Kim © JongOh Kim © JongOh Kim © JongOh Kim

From the architect. The house in urban nature

This site is located in borderline between city and mountain. The view of the front side that is the east-side is clearing up, so the urban landscape of downtown Gwangju is seen. There are mountains by the rear-side as a nature and view.

© JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim

Dramatic access way from gate to entrance

By opening transparent gate door, it starts to begin access into the house, along the long walkway where looks like architectural canyon.

© JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim

After the penetration through under space of the upper bridge-corridor, it comes to reach the inner court that is attached to entrance.

Two boxes on floating land

Two wooden boxes which are consisted of duplex room are laid on landscaped architectural mass which contain living room and dining room. The one box contains master bed and study room and another box is consisted of two bedrooms and study rooms for two daughters.

© JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim

Floating garden over the living room

- Special Space and Light of ‘Box inside Box’

© JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim

Over the living room where has dynamic space in 9M high, double height master bed-mass with bamboo garden is floating…Through the top light of the roof, moving sunlight vary the atmosphere of the inside space of living room all day long.

Floating roads

© JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim

Horizontal or vertical ways which are indoor or outdoor, all the ways inside of this house circulate itself continuosly each other with the dramatic sequence of the various space.

© JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim
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