ordos 100: encore heureux architects and G studio architects
ordos 100: encore heureux architects and G studio architects ordos 100: encore heureux architects and G studio architects
dec 16, 2008

ordos 100: encore heureux architects and G studio architects

ordos 100: encore heureux architects and G studio architects




young french architectural firms encore heureux and G studio architects worked together to create ‘gourbi palace’, a villa for the ordos 100 project in mongolia, china. designed to adjust to the continental climate the villa does not use any air conditioning. using proven techniques and local material the building is designed with solid bricks using an aleveolar structure for its outer walls. the material of brick was chosen as it is self insulating, can control air humidity and guarantee breathability of inner walls. the project is due for completion in september 2009.

‘gourbi palace’ construction using an aleveolar structure with solid bricks

‘gourbi palace’ interior

‘gourbi palace’ interior



more: http://www.encoreheureux.org http://www.gstudioarchitecture.com http://ordos100.com

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