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KCC Switchenland Model House / THE_SYSTEM LAB

  • 01:00 - 28 January, 2015
KCC Switchenland Model House / THE_SYSTEM LAB
KCC Switchenland Model House / THE_SYSTEM LAB, © YONGKWAN KIM
© YONGKWAN KIM

© YONGKWAN KIM © YONGKWAN KIM © YONGKWAN KIM © YONGKWAN KIM + 26

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.

© YONGKWAN KIM
© YONGKWAN KIM

Design Intention:
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.

Diagram
Diagram

Formative Characteristics:
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"

© YONGKWAN KIM
© YONGKWAN KIM

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.

Elevation
Elevation

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.

© YONGKWAN KIM
© YONGKWAN KIM

Environmental-friendly:
Recycled furniture is used on elevation display.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "KCC Switchenland Model House / THE_SYSTEM LAB" 28 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/592218/kcc-switchenland-model-house-the-system-lab/> ISSN 0719-8884
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