This is a single residence located in Tainan, Taiwan. It is located close to the highway. The client was looking for a home away from the corporate life but still have space for people to visit her to stay. She needed a space that took into account the variabilities in Taiwanese weather while also being sustainable. It continues the theme of minimalism with contrasting black and white cubes that create a minor suspension effect. The steel façade extends to the outside pillars creating a uniform aesthetic. The building's suspension and facades do not need open windows to solve the problem of the intense western sun.The entrance of the property allows the natural landscape planting to become a part of life. The light enters the space and adds perspective using U-shaped glass as a barrier to the facade, so that indoor and outdoor feelings about space add a sense of privacy. There is a three-hundred-sixty-degree view from within the residence. You can enjoy the idea of a home within a “forest”. The simplicity of the building greatly reduces interior decoration and the choice of materials to reduce carbon emissions. A large number of non-reflective decorative materials allow light and shadow to stay in the space without causing random scattering artificial light sources. During the change between day and night, people living in the space can feel the conversion of light.The idea for this house was inspired by the story of the client and their desires for the future. It hopes to be a home that caters to every desire without being a burden on the local environment.
The entrance follows the natural slope of the property while maintain privacy for the client. You can see a wide-open style living room connected to a guest bathroom on the first floor. The U-Shaped glass allows plenty of light into the bathroom while maintaining privacy for the occupants. There is a three-hundred-sixty-degree view from within the residence. You get to truly enjoy the idea of a home within a “forest”. A large number of non-reflective decorative materials allow light and shadow to stay in the space without causing random scattering artificial light sources. There is a 360-degree view from within the residence. You get to truly enjoy the idea of a home within a forest.Local species were used to create a layer of greenery, taking into account the adaptability of climate and ecological environment. Reducing the need for excess carbon emissions.