The house’s entrance is located on its side, with a direct access from the closed garage, and is hidden from the main road. Since it is not necessarily a fengshui-friendly nor it is welcoming to formal guests, an additional “main” entrance is then placed at front
This house is situated in a typical housing development with similar types of rooms and facades. The house occupies a 7x15 square-metre lot that coincides with neighboring houses. The homeowner wishes to add space in this house, and the architect's solution is to rotate the
Cover Story: Perfection in Architecture
Since the rise of industrialisation and mass distribution, there has gradually been a global advancement in the technical aspect of architecture. Building materials are produced in higher standards, incorporating latest technologies that promise precision in their application. Computer modelling has allowed
The editor in chief of ARCHINESIA Bookgazine, Imelda Akmal, interviewed Rem Koolhaas, the founder of Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in his office in Rotterdam.
IMELDA AKMAL: You are working on projects in Asia, and now it has become more common for Western architects to