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ORDOS 100 #26: FRENTE

00:00 - 13 March, 2009

This villa is located in plot ORDOS project.

Architects: FRENTE / Juan Pablo Maza Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, ChinaConstructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox

The immediate context drove the decision of designing an introvert villa. As a result of the extreme weather, it has been chosen to bury the house taking advantage of the generosity of underground temperatures and therefore neutralizing the harsh winter and summer weather conditions.