horizontal glass window strips run between the brick volumes
City ark architects kind ‘floating strata’ constructing on the grand Cheongdam-dong road of Gangnam District in Seoul. With fashionable eating places, cafés, and leisure company buildings alongside the busy avenue, a way of neighborhood straightforward dwelling lies low. Avoiding extreme gestures within the already opulent space, the five-story constructing assembles its mass lowering every flooring’s quantity upwards. The composition shapes a seemingly strong physique out of brick parts splitting every layer of the construction with a horizontal strip window. The degrees seem floating on prime of one another utilizing a repetitive gradation of texture and materiality. The constructing accommodates places of work, artwork galleries, personal lounges, and extra features.
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brick sample gradates density upwards for a lighter end
The bottom flooring makes use of a clear glass facade inviting customers to the primary entrance and lays out a large open area and a parking zone. The constructing’s features unfold evenly on the degrees above, ascending in the direction of the open roof space the place bead-blasted stainless-steel and glass are utilized for a lighter end. The amount seems to overwhelm the construction as layers nearer to the bottom cowl a bigger plot, whereas the brickwork sample is, additionally, denser. Nevertheless, the perimetrical window strips separating the stacked flooring create a floating phantasm between them. The slim glass openings present panoramic views all through the development and take away from the thickness of the plenty. City ark architects‘ mission provides off an ethereal really feel to Gangnam’s busy block.
the seemingly strong physique of brick parts is break up by perimetrical strip home windows
every degree ascending in the direction of the roof seems lighter