Week 1, 2, 3, 4 getting to the final project
The instruction was to create a room with four plans (3m x 3m).
I first had an idea that I developed and experimented through the drawings by moving and tilting plans.
I created a room, a room made to relax and sunbath.
Why would I create a room for these purposes while you can easily do it on the ground?
For some comfort issues such as having a floor and walls where you can lean on it and also create a space that belongs to you, high in the protostructure, out of sight.
The room’s entrance was located north-east, you had to walk next to a tall vertical wall to get in, which attracted your curiosity. Then you arrive to a bright open space (located south) where you can enjoy the sun and relax by sitting on the ground and leaning on the oblique wall. Another space, darker and more intimate, ideal to take a nap, emerges behind the oblique wall (located north), linked to the first one thanks to the poles of the proto.
plan / elevations / perspective / axonometry (scale 1:10)
Now that I gave to the room its function, I can refine it by taking in consideration discussions I had about the project.
The issue I had was that I didn’t have enough space to move around. I had to expand the paths and move forward the protostructure and move back the vertical plan to enable someone to get to the open space.
The secondary space was too tiny I needed to change the tilt of the oblique plan and expand the access.
Through card board models and drawing I clarify those aspects and highlight the notion of inhabitation and the space for the body.
Plan / élévation (scale 1:10)
After several discussions, I’ve given up the idea of a long path to get in the room and the idea of circulation between the poles and the vertical wall because they were reducing too much the open space and making it confusing.
The entrance is now in the other side of the vertical wall, right behind the open space, giving the access to either this space or the darker one.
The oblique plan now have a bench which is embedded in it for a better comfort.
Furthermore, I had to consider structure elements and use more the protostructure. We also needed to collaborate with each other to find our final spot in the protostructure.
I decided to remove the horizontal plane on top to replace it by a vertical wall (west side) that I share with a another project, next to the oblique wall to avoid the look of others and emphasizing intimacy.
drawings in process : plan / elevations East-West / Axonometry (scale 1:20)
Project implementation - week 4-5
Here's some drawings made on Rhino : plan / elevations (scale 1:20)
Axonometry (scale 1:20)
A room defined by two spaces and two types of lighting
Here's some drawings made on Rhino : sections (scale 1:20)
Perspectives showing the two spaces
Intimacy and cohabitating
The sharing wall is keeping the intamacy wanted on my project while allowing the light supply to the adjacent project.
To avoid the appearance of a box, with the adjacent project, we played with the walls to create a dynamism by giving different size and moving up and down the walls, same for the floor that I moved back.
Wood pieces Assembly and embedding catalog
Here's some pieces of the floor and the walls before putting everything together (the oblique wall has changed since then)
The walls and the floor are now embedded in the protostructure for practical and structural reasons
Here's some drawings of construction details made on Rhino : plan / elevations / exploded axonometry / axonometry 30:60 (scale 1:20)