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This villa is located in plot ORDOS project. Architects: MOS – Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Design team: Lasha Brown, James Tate, Lorenzo Marasso, Heather Bizon, Shu- Chang, Vivian Chin (translation) Structural Engineering: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger- Paul Kassabian Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox Images: MOS The relationship of the house to the sun is critical. In a climate such as Ordos’ which experiences hot summers and cold winters, it is the architectural form which integrates the effects of the sun’s light and heat with the comfort of the occupied spaces. The house controls heat and light through two primary aspects: window placement and the solar chimney. View more View full description
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