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Même: Experimental House by Kengo Kuma & Associates

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Situated within Même Meadows, Même is an experimental house for cold climates designed by architect Kengo Kuma with technical support from the Tomonari Yashiro Laboratory at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Industrial Science. The house takes for its motif the traditional homes of Hokkaido, but incorporates advanced concepts from both Kuma and Yashiro, including a geothermal floor heating and heat storage system and a translucent white double skin that covers the walls and ceiling and provides excellent insulation. The experimental house also allows for the long-term monitoring of changes in the thermal environment as well as collection of earthquake-related data.

 

Japan Architects asked Kengo Kuma about the project.


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A Modular System for Sustainable Housing by Cso Arquitectura

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SAMVS is a system of generation of industrialized open modular housing- the user can adapt it to his or her needs, and the product can be realized in a very short time with a fixed price and with the utilization of all kinds of sustainable systems.

Learn more about this efficient and innovative approach to green building at the link...


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Elisabeth Avalos's curator insight, October 18, 2013 11:55 AM

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Low Cost House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

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Vo Trong Nghia Architects address the housing crisis in Vietnam by introducing modular homes that are cheap and easy to assemble.

 

Vietnamese studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects plans to address the housing crisis in Vietnam by introducing modular homes that use cheap local materials and are easy to assemble.

 

Housing areas in the country have been expanding at a rapid pace over the last ten years but according to the architects many families still live in houses that have less than ten square metres in floor area.

 

The architects came up with a concept for a house with a lightweight steel structure, before building full-size prototypes of a house and office with layered walls of corrugated polycarbonate and bamboo.

 

“If we make the house with concrete and bricks, which is the most typical structure in south-east Asia, it can be very dangerous even though the house itself is strong, just because of the soft and weak condition of the ground,” said Iwamoto. “So we decided to design a lightweight structure within a squeezed budget.

 

On the assumption that bathroom and kitchen facilities will be located outside, the buildings are designed as single rooms where living, sleeping and dining areas are divisible through changes in the floor level or by drawing curtains.


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