rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100
rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100
jul 23, 2009

rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100

gimme shelter by rojkind arquitectos images by glessner group

mexican firm rojkind arquitectos‘ design ‘gimme shelter’ for the ordos 100 project is based on traditional cave dwellings in china, often referred to as yaodant. the 1000 sq. mr (10,700 sq.ft) design for ordos, mongolia is engineered to work with the harsh winters and hot summers.

rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100 gimme shelter

gimme shelter maintains the underlying principal of nomadic dwellings to provide shelter from extreme climatic conditions. the design submerges itself into the landscape, providing warmth through the winter and cool air during the summer with passive solar and geothermal design elements incorporated.

rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100 gimme shelter

rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100 gimme shelter

the multi-floored gimme shelter villa includes a hard protective shell for the extreme weather conditions. inside the villa, the design provides light-filled spaces with separate areas for living, working, resting, and interior gardens. the interior gardens help cool the inside of the building in the summer months.

rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100 gimme shelter

rojkind arquitectos: ordos 100 gimme shelter

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