harvard university graduate residence by architect kyu sung woo
oct 29, 2008
harvard university graduate residence by architect kyu sung woo


harvard residence by kyu sung woo architects
all images © timothy hursley – the arkansas office

recently opened was a new housing complex for harvard university in cambridge, USA.

designed by korean american architect kyu sung woo the project is part of the university’s
ongoing effort to house 50 percent of its graduate, professional and doctoral students to
alleviate pressure on the local housing market.

occupying a prominent location along the charles river the complex stands at six storey’s high
and consists of glass bay windows, providing views of the river and beyond. woo has incorporated
sustainability in the project by using renewable bamboo flooring and wall panelling, green finishes
and building systems designed to minimize energy usage.


passage that leads to the courtyard


the building was designed to utilize natural light


views of the river


common room


the vertical concrete formwork is clad with wood

more:

http://www.kswa.com

related:

kyu sung woo in designboom’s ‘seoul design essence’ exhibition.
you can purchase the exhibition catalogue at our online shop.

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