THR350 / Aedas

THR350 / Aedas

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  • Architects: Aedas
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1832
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013
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Text description provided by the architects. Located at a hillside on the Hong Kong Island, this nine-storey private residence is set within an urban yet relatively low density area. Aedas designed a sculptural staircase that resembles three stacking ice cubes for the building, creating a sense of drama for the art-loving residents.

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The owner of the residence is a vivid collector of modern art and has a strong interest in the sculpture of Henry Moore. Aedas expressed the collision between the formal aspects of family and the freedom of art form on the façade and staircase – the former is regimentally controlled in uniform lines and 1.5-meter modules; whereas the latter punctuates this defined order and divides the frontage neatly in three portions. This stark contrast becomes the focal point that is uniquely distinctive in the immediate environment.

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© Aedas

The design also provides flexibility for the owner to convert the building into apartments in the future, ensuring extended life and potential for adaptive reuse.

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© Aedas

THR350 was recently named Five-star Best Architecture Single Residence in Hong Kong at Asia Pacific Property Awards 2013, and is shortlisted for this year’s World Architecture Festival Awards under the Completed Building – House category.

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Address:Hong Kong (SAR)

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Cite: "THR350 / Aedas" 03 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/423205/thr350-aedas> ISSN 0719-8884
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