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Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects

  • 01:00 - 12 October, 2009
Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects
Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects, © JongOh Kim
© JongOh Kim

© JongOh Kim © JongOh Kim © JongOh Kim © JongOh Kim +31

  • 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

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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Hazel Nieves · July 05, 2012

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Tiffany Yu · December 07, 2009
Peter · October 15, 2009

I think this is a great house, that probably stays interesting, even if you have already lived in it for a while.
My only concern would be how to heat some of those high places (but that might not be a problem where it is located)

VW · October 14, 2009

WTF? you guys are censoring responses now?

If you are going to post something you found on another blog at least have the decency to credit them. I think your readers know that a lot of the content in ArchDaily is borrowed from the hard work of others and would probably appreciate the courteous acknowlegement - it is the ethical/professional thing to do... =)

David Basulto · October 14, 2009 07:26 PM

Dear VW,

IROJE KHM Architects sent us the publication material. In no way we take projects from other websites without crediting them. Did you even clicked the photos to see the original size of the photos? (other sites use low res versions).

This was sent directly by HyoMan Kim, principal at IROJE KHM Architects.

I am very concerned about your attitude, making accusations with no basis.

billy · October 13, 2009

Very elegant.

Maqbul · October 13, 2009

Reading: "Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects | ArchDaily #architecture" (

Miloš Milovanovi? · October 12, 2009

Reading: "Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects | ArchDaily" ( )

mariline · October 12, 2009

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Michele Jacob · October 12, 2009

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HOON · October 12, 2009

Looks great!
Best one so far from hyoman kim's studio.

alex · October 12, 2009

the facde looks like the zhang's house located on the great wall.
the sharp angle between two volumn form the main enterance.
suitable materials intergrate the space function.

Le Peru · October 12, 2009

RT: @rasbaille: Simple mais coquet -> Simple simple, tu es gentil, ça doit se compter à coups de millions...

rasbaille · October 12, 2009

Simple mais coquet

Architecture Topic · October 12, 2009

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