LocationYeongcheon-ri, Dongtan-myeon, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Text description provided by the architects. This house directly reflects the first image pops up in people¡¯s head when they hear the word "house" The elevation which looks like a gable roof house cut in half provoke people curiosity. Familiar bed, sofa, and dining tables shown in between polycarboate which remind of fluffy curtain make the viewer imagine a house they want to live in. And they enter into Switzen Land while imagining their future, living in that house.
Through the form of gable roof house, viewer immediately perceive the place as a house gallery. In addition, this gallery emotionally approaches to visitors by reenacting the everyday scenery with polycarbonated curtain and white furniture shown in between it.
Simple form of rectangular box with triangular roof that everyone would have drawn it at least once when they were young reflects our common image of "house"
Consideration of usability and safety:
As actual furniture need to be displayed in elevation, clear polycarbonate is used to avoid any damage to furniture while allowing visibility.
Consideration of productivity and price:
Polycarbonate curtain applied on elevation is produced and assembled in factory and could be easily installed on site and as a result, it reduce the construction period.
Recycled furniture is used on elevation display.