k-thengono's house with twisted roof in indonesia generates A-shaped facade
 

k-thengono's house with twisted roof in indonesia generates A-shaped facade

k-thengono has introduced ‘house with 2 facades’, a residential project which merges contemporary architecture with the vernacular building style of indonesia. architecturally, the process involved an additive sequence generated by the combination of two curves and two apertures at both ends.

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backyard A
all images courtesy of k-thengono

 

 

the rear of the dwelling by k-thengono takes the form of a sweeping A-frame roof inspired by traditional ‘rumah adat’ dwellings; while from the street, the residence appears to be a modern box. the result of this combination is a distinct twisted ceiling that blends the wall-ceiling relationship at the living room. the programmatic distribution is inverted,  offering an upside-down program where the living area is positioned on the second floor, while the children’s bedrooms are allocated to the lower floors.

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street perspective

 

 

in order to optimize the amount of light and establish cross ventilation within these lower rooms, the wall at the hallway have been lowered. in this way, openings are generated, while parts of the volumes are subtracted and a pocket of garden is inserted on the side. the first floor was positioned adjacently, and the second floor has a linear orientation, establishing an indoor-outdoor connection to the garden located at the back of the site. 

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backyard B

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backyard C

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side yard

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living room

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a typical indonesian sumatran rumah adat

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concept diagram

 

 

project info:

 

name: house with 2 facades

architecture office: k-thengono design studio

location: cilandak, jakarta selatan, indonesia architect:

gross built area: 4305 ft2 (400m2)

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

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