bird island project by graft architects 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


  • its kuala lumpur. my country. my place.

    Buzzlair says:

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