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The home as a retreat and place of respite relies heavily on comfort, security, and peace. The shell and exterior shields from the outside urban environment—characteristic of noise, congestion, and fluctuation - while protects its serene, calm, and quiet interior. The owners of the Trichotomy House are firm practitioners of Buddhism, where harmony and balance are central to their beliefs. A cyclical process of distillation and refinement in the design process provided a space where these two qualities take equal dominance.





Image Credit: Gabriel Limgenco
Image Credit: Gabriel Limgenco
Image Credit: Gabriel Limgenco