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bird island project by graft architects
jan 26, 2009
bird island project by graft architects


bird island project by graft architects
all images courtesy graft architects

international firm graft architects have sent in images of some of their latest projects.
they designed their bird island project as part of the bird island green home competition
held by the YTL group.

located in sentul park, kuala lumpur, malaysia ‘bird island’ is an urban renewal development.
for the project graft architects have designed a sustainable villa made with a silicone covered
glass fabric. the skin twists and turns along the facade changing its transparency and guiding
the view of the residents out to the landscape and views of the area. the tent structure reflects
sunlight and prevents direct sunlight to heat the main structure.  grey water fro sinks and showers
will be able to be reused as part of the water drainage system they have incorporated.


bird island project


bird island project interior




the tent structure is built with a light bamboo frame, covered with silicone glass fabric


the tent structure is built with a light bamboo frame, covered with silicone glass fabric


bird island project interior


bird island project interior

bird island project interior detail


exploded view


water cooling base structure


section view


windflow diagram


watercooling and ventilation diagram


water supply and water drainage

more:
http://www.graftlab.com

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