venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20 yung ho chang
 
venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   yung ho chang venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   yung ho chang
oct 07, 2008

venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20 yung ho chang

‘triptych’ house rendering

the ‘triptych’ house was designed by chinese architect yungho chang. arranged into three glazed towers; gold, silver and silk the house offers panoramic views from every room in the dwelling. consisting of three levels the house has a singular space on each floor. the towers on the upper levels are connected not with corridors but with a series of bathing facilities.

the structure of the house is a steel frame. the main columns are subdivided in such a way that translucent folding sliding screens for sun shading can be stored within them. the finishes of the screens give the three towers their color.

the inward pitched room form further opens up the house to views and allows cross ventilation. the ‘triptych’ house was designed as part of the next-gene 20 project. ‘triptych’ house rendering

‘triptych’ house rendering general view of ‘triptych’ houses

model of ‘triptych’ house image © designboom

each level of the house has a singular space image © designboom

model of ‘triptych’ house

model of ‘triptych’ house

more:

yungho chang: http://www.fcjz.com next-gene 20: http://www.next-gene20.com

credits
 project: tryptich house
 principal: yungho chang project architect: james shen
 project team: wang kuan, li jiaying, wang ling, cai feng, do yinghai, wang zheying
 photographs: atelier FCJZ

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