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Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Kuwait Architecture News - Jul 26, 2021 - 11:08   2079 views

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Kuwait-based architecture practice Office 313 has designed an extension that could be used as an entertainment house adjacent to the client's main house.

Named Curvature House, the 500-square-metre house, located in Kuwait, is pointed out by interplay of arches that remove boundaries between interior and exterior and its natural, soft and powder-colored palette.

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

The new house is detached from the main house and is designed to meet the client's entertainment and extra activities.

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

"The essence of this project lies behind the interplay of extremes that exist within," said Office 313. The architects' strategy was to design a space that immerses its visitors in an environment that hosts an interplay of light and dark.

They wanted to link the indoor to the outdoor, and to regulate the climate as well as provide the guests with a harmonious living space.

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

The architects used water features, landscaping, and operable shading devices to help regulate the arid climate in the project. The project’s material palette consists of white-cast concrete, terrazzo, and natural stone. The resulting look is one of unity, coherence, and luxury.

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

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Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Sketch

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Ground floor plan

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Roof plan

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Section

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Elevation

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Section

Office 313 designs entertainment house with interplay of arches in Kuwait

Elevation

Office 313 was established in 2016 by architect Bashayer Alahmad. Office 313 is an interdisciplinary firm that specializes in the design of innovative architectural solutions for a range of scales.

Project facts

Project name: Curvature House

Architects: Office 313

Location: Kuwait 

Size: 500m2 

Date: 2021 

All images © Mohammad Ashkanani

All drawings © Office 313

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