非 ‧ 矩 G R A D I E N T S 於非矩之空間， 置入垂直水準之秩序， 為之平衡。 Perpendicular lines are installed in the space with a slopingc
非 ‧ 矩
G R A D I E N T S
Perpendicular lines are installed in the space
with a sloping ceiling
to create order and balance.
G E R E M O N Y A N D H I N T S O F
T H E I N T E R M E D I A R Y S P A C E
Through the narrow foyer area and the
deliberately-dimmed lights, the passage from the foyer
into the house is a rite of space. It is to symbolize the
process/path on which the complications and clamors of
the city are discarded in order to return to the serenity of
spirit. At the end of the foyer, a shaft of light slants inwards
from the left, follow the light to the line of movement, it
also represents the longing to be together again with
C O N N E C T I O N B E T W E E N T H E
P E R P E N D I C U L A R F A U X-S P A C E
Through the opening in the floor boards above the dining
area and a repositioning of the stairwell, a direct open
space is created to expand the visual perspective, at the
same time bringing light and air flow to the attic.
A connection is made with the previously closed attic space,
initiating dialog between the perpendicular spaces.
The affection and interaction between family members will
also grow correspondingly.
D I V I S I O N S B E T W E E N T H E
H O R I Z O N T A L I N S T A L L A T I O N S
Between the formerly visually-disorganized slanted
surfaces and beams of the attic space, vertical and
horizontal installations are introduced between the
slanted planes - a long bar, a straight staircase, and a low
TV cabinet - to maintain the openness of the line of sight,
as well as to divide the spaces up according to the
functionality. This creates interaction between the
E M O T I V E M A T E R I A L S
The materials selected complement the large expanse of
greenery and the beautiful scenery of the estuary.
Original rock surfaces and natural wood finishes are
brought indoors and left as is without too much refinement
to provide an atmosphere of tranquil relaxation.