pink brick residence in seoul stacks fragmented three-story quantity


‘Jeokhoje’ residence’s quantity segments brick mass in three ranges


NOMAL architectural studio totally reconstructed a single-family three-story home standing on the nook of two streets in Bundang-gu district, Seoul. After demolishing the outdated construction, the crew shaped the present ‘Jeokhoje’ residence on the identical website place that presents a peak distinction of 4.9 meters between the west and east borders and requires peripheral contact with ramp slopes on three of the 4 sides. The design shapes a set of segmented brick volumes overlaying a big plan enclosed in a stable fence, and sloping roofs, compulsory on the district code. Materials finishes resemble the character of the encompassing buildings but arrange a up to date physique.

all photographs by ©Roh Kyung



Korean conventional property body up to date architectures


The structure divides the quantity into a number of segments splitting the three flooring aside and sloping the roofs in numerous instructions. The exterior surfaces are lined in three patterns of brickwork and the layers seem separated by a concrete slab strip. The home shows the frequent Korean pink brick motif, in addition to the pillar + conventional door body, and different customary architectural property. The central column combines wooden and steel textures. 


NOMAL achieved visible openness all through the construction sustaining the privateness of the inside and exterior areas. Out of doors entry is accessible from all areas partitioned with doorways arranging versatile circulation. The second ground assembles a format of personal zones minimizing the sizes of home windows and openings to cut back publicity. The hallway set alongside a courtyard permits air flow and pure illumination. The inside system organizes the area flexibly by means of vertical and horizontal connections.

red brick residence in seoul stacks fragmented three-story volume
‘Jeokhoje’ residence in Seoul’s Bundang-gu district

red brick residence in seoul stacks fragmented three-story volume
the fragmented brick quantity covers a big nook plot

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the stacked volumes current three totally different brick patterns

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