In hyper-dense cities, rooftops are the brand new untapped actual property. In some circumstances, they’re reworked into large-scale farms; in others, they’re residence to small-scale parasitic structures that stretch a constructing’s footprint. This rooftop on a five-story Bangkok residential constructing cleared its water tanks and mechanical methods to make method for an ultra-modern residence for the constructing’s proprietor.
WARchitect designed the one-story residence with privateness in thoughts. Regardless of partitions of glass stretching from end-to-end, the house is positioned so it’s invisible from public roads. The architects describe the home as a “borderless field that emerges out of nowhere within the sky.”
And certainly, the home seems virtually like a bezel-less piece of know-how due to some intelligent architectural decisions. ”Our intention was to offer an phantasm to onlookers that all the ceiling was in the identical straight line regardless that we featured a drop ceiling and a slope that was deliberately used to make the wall and ceiling look skinny,” the architects clarify.
The house’s inside is break up into grids which might be separated by a concrete courtyard. The home is clad in reclaimed Balau wooden planks that the proprietor had readily available, which give the house a heat, earthy glow when set towards the cityscape.