Friday, August 11, 2006

Simple strong forms are reflected through the designs of the firm. What my comment is the architectural grammer is strong. But comparing with Tadao Ando's work, I prefer the later one.
"Seventeen terraced houses are part of a redevelopment scheme for the site of a former textile factory. The typology of the houses is based on a drive-in / split-level organisation. The individual garages are half sunken underground, giving the living room and the dining room a stepped section. Although the shape of the complex forms a strong urban ensemble, the individual houses are still expressed as a rhythm of roof sheds, that together with the metal cladding refers at the industrial past of the area." to find out more...
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