Thursday, March 02, 2006

There are plenty of theories and existing architectural works that captures your heart with just a look or even a glimpse. What do you like? SCDA would be one of the kind of my taste and style I would strive for.

"The 42-year-old who goes by the name Soo Chan professionally, has been based in Singapore for the last 14 years, but prior to that he studied and worked in the United States for 10 years. The very prestigious Architectural Record, a monthly publication by the American Institute of Architects, named the firm he set up, SCDA Architects, as one of the Design Vanguards of 2003." to find out more...

The philosophy behind:-
1. To achieve naunces of space, clarification of structure, concealation of mechanical and electrical services.
2.To express simplicity through order and defination of everyday rituals living
3. Using monolithic materials, an act of expressing their natural properties.
4. To discipline through a reductive method of designing force, allowing an idea to be developed to its end.
5. To reveal construction methodology where appropriate
6. To acheive meditative spaces that shows quietness and calmness
7. Utilizing wall and intersection of walls and roof planes as expressive element, as both structure and partition.
8. To strive composition of asymmetrical, free plan.

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