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  7. Mosh House / Foong + Sormann

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Mosh House / Foong + Sormann

  • 01:00 - 6 February, 2014
Mosh House / Foong + Sormann
Mosh House / Foong + Sormann, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

© Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell Courtesy of Foong + Sormann + 20

© Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

Text description provided by the architects. The extension to the Mosh House is an assembly of simple forms designed to embrace the outdoors.

Mosh House / Foong + Sormann, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

The spirit that we wanted to instil was the fun and glamour of the Case Study Architects, particularly Pierre Koenig and Craig Ellwood, with influence from Mies van der Rohe and Tezuka Architects.

© Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

We worked with minimal, clearly defined key elements knowing that the clients would appreciate the clarity and lack of clutter.

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Diagram

We mitigated the distinction between inside and out through the use of materials, continuous forms, glass doors sliding behind walls and discreet junctions. With the doors open, the defined room becomes an open shelter.

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Cite: "Mosh House / Foong + Sormann" 06 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/473926/mosh-house-foong-sormann/> ISSN 0719-8884