This part of thesis includes traditional Japanese style small space and small house designs from ancient ages to today, how this culture use small spaces efficiently and transformed it to a lifestyle. Japan expresses using small not only in home and space designs but also in all sort of arts, from miniature arts trees, to paintings. This nation can be seen as the best for using small things with in natural point of view, contributing outside world with inside by traditional Japan gardens. The design principles of Japan demonstrates efficiently use of small spaces, things with in a harmony of ‘fit to one’s life’ concept , creating design solutions with all elements such as light, color and texture, and space approaches such as; horizontal and
The Mango House- “Form follows Function” The Mango house is the physical manifestation of a quest to connect with the natural environment. The house is a reflection of the architect 's creative sensibilities; its essence being simplicity in thought and expression - taking shape through the form, its spaces and building materials. The site has been defined by the coordinates of several existing majestic mango trees. Hence, the ‘function’ is the conservation of these 100-odd-year-old inhabitants; while the ‘form’ of the structure is governed by their location. Their integral presence warranted the design approach to accommodate the roots of the trees, thus embodying the basic values of being organic.
They are particularly common in the suburbs where land prices permit a detached family house with a sprawling garden. Bungalow as your permanent home vs bungalow as your winter home You need not have a bungalow house as your primary dwelling. You can build a winter home or a beach bungalow to spend your vacations during the holiday seasons. You do not need to shell out a hefty sum to own a house like this. This type of house can be built within a limited
How do the two poets Boey Kim Cheng and Margaret Atwood use language to portray their attitude towards destruction of nature in the poems “the planners and “the city planners” respectively? “The planners” by Boey Kim Cheng talks about the rapid industrialization taking place in his city. It talks about how the planners have created a façade of a perfect city which however has hidden flaws. On the other hand, “The city planners” by Margaret Atwood talks about how unhappy the poet is with the sanities of her town. The planners are obsessed with order and are trying to build a perfect city while destroying the natural beauty of the town.
Bali floor plans utilize wide open concepts to help circulate cool air flow throughout the house design. An architect creating a house design derived from the Bali style tends to want to incorporate a sense of calmness and relaxation to the home, as well as, creates a house plan that will entertain the residences many times over. Traditional Bali Style of Architecture Original Balinese architecture is characterized with large windows and door openings and free flowing open floor plans. An architect that creates a house design in this manner is inherently aims to have the home plan be constructed almost exclusively of organic materials. The materials usually consist of bamboo poles, teak wood, stones, thatch or shingles and coconut wood.
Architecture is the best when it is concentrated . Buildings today, as he says, are designed with a very good deal of effort to give them a special form. Architects make it too obvious and sometimes that leads to the overdesign of a simple space. “Good architecture should receive the human visitor, should enable him to experience it but should not constantly talk at him.” Case Study: Peter Zumthor, Therme Vals Therme Vals creates a sensory experience utilizing bold materials and playful light. Experiential enclosures derive from manipulation of phenomenal design features.
Item 3. I went with a grey neutral rug to help anchor the space and add texture and coziness. The light grey gives a nice contrast against the flooring and blends with the sofa fabric. Item 4. The flooring remains the same as the dining room as it’s an open concept home.
Ecological Building Materials: As far as possible the use of building materials should be from renewable sources having relatively safe sources of production. Building Form: The building form should respond to the site, region, climate and the materials available thereby generating a harmony between the inhabitants and the surroundings. Good Design: Structure & Material and Aesthetics are the basic parameters of defining design. They should be so integrated that the final outcome is a well built, convenient and a beautiful living