venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20 akihisa hirata
 
venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   akihisa hirata
oct 08, 2008

venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20 akihisa hirata

‘architecture farm’

 

 

influenced by the forms of trees and plants japanese architect akihisa hirata designed ‘architecture farm’. using a fold principle he has created a building that has a large surface area within a limited space. when the simple surface is folded the contained space diverges into a number of parts – the public domain such as the foyer, living room and family room and the private domain that includes bedrooms and a spa.

 

 

venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   akihisa hirata view from above

 

 

venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   akihisa hirata interior

 

 

venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   akihisa hirata model of ‘architecture farm’ image © designboom

 

 

more:

akihisa hirata: http://www.hao.nu nextgene20: http://www.next-gene20.com

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