Forest Villa / HAS design and analysis
Textual content description offered by the architects. Forest Villa is situated on the outskirts of Hefei, close to the Dashu Mountain Nationwide Forest Park. Its pure topography is as picturesque as a fairyland on earth, which prompted HAS Design and Analysis to create a novel area that coexists with eternity and spirituality. Hung And Songkittipakdee (HAS) proposed a brand new design technique that not solely improved the practical areas but additionally enhanced the location traits by three parts, shell, gap, and void, for a way of extraordinary residing expertise within the Forest Villa.
On the constructing’s facade, the design makes use of a sequence of shells to border the continual view. These shells strengthen the connection between the inside and exterior, similar to the standard Chinese language gardens, creating wealthy gentle and shadow results and blocking extreme Western daylight for indoor areas. Within the lobby, numerous holes create a way of ambiguity, giving the areas a free and flowing visible impact. The overlapping holes are like a forest with overlapping bushes, offering a harmonious and vivid environment. Within the residing and eating areas, the rhythmic partitions present an axis and void on the transition area, mediating the 2 areas whereas additionally enhancing folks’s perceptions and feelings.
The third ground continues the technique of shell, gap, and void, which completely integrates with moveable panels and presents variety and adaptability within the area. Within the morning, the totally open panels permit pure gentle and seasonal winds to cross by the constructing, giving a gentle residing expertise; within the afternoon, the semi-opened panels filter daylight and supply an area for meditation, yoga, and Tai Chi; at night time, the closed panels create an unbiased area for studying, stress-free, and interacting with the starry sky. This multi-functional corridor captures and information a brand new residing expertise, giving an unforgettable emotional sense and stimulating the thoughts, physique, and soul.
On the underground ground, not like the lightness of the higher area, HAS Design and Analysis makes use of quite a lot of thick partitions and holes to create a progressive and weightless visible expertise, giving the pure sense of a rock cave. A collection of steady holes not solely offers a way of extraordinary spirituality but additionally metaphorizes the open skylight courtyard behind the wall for connecting the bamboo forest to create a Chinese language panorama painting-like impact within the lounge corridor.
Forest Villa is impressed by reverence and analogy of nature, permitting the structure to be taught from the pure development of a forest, resembling a sequence of pillars like a grove of bushes, with every pillar having random textures and proportions for a tactile and visible sensation. The panorama can also be a function of the Forest Villa. It not solely seems within the seasonal forest on the bottom ground but additionally spreads to the open skylight courtyard on the underground ground and the botanic backyard on the third ground, offering quite a lot of bugs and birds a spot to relaxation and bringing a odor and auditory sensation.
This constructing is greater than a residential villa; Hung And Songkittipakdee create an area that’s sustainable and timeless. It brings a powerful sense of formality and thriller and injects one other non secular image into modern residences.