Elegant and Spacious: The Floating House in South Korea

Original Post: http://freshome.com/2011/06/07/elegant-and-spacious-the-floating-house-in-south-korea/

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The Floating House is an impressive contemporary residence designed by Hyunjoon Yoo Architects and located in South Korea. The brief was to create a home suited for a couple in their sixties, which would take advantage of the river nearby and avoid the overall racket of the neighborhood. According to the architects, the plan can be described as the “space within space”: ” The service  space, such as a bathroom, a dress room, and a kitchen, was concentrated  in the middle and compactly distributed, and a bedroom was placed in  the east, a living room in the west, and a corridor in the outskirts. To  make people in the house feel the space bigger than real, a circular  traffic line was adopted instead of one main traffic line. The circular  traffic line was made with a minimum width to differentiate the  intensity of space, but the space does not look small because the  traffic line extends to visually meet the terrace. Since the stairs that  lead to the roof were made as if they were inserted to the second  floor, the staircase does not protrude on the roof. The staircase itself  plays a role as a well of light, transmitting light to the middle level  of the house.” We truly appreciate the creativity of this design and the tasteful decors. What do you like most about this project? [Photography by Seunghoon Yum]

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