The Naked Residence By Marc Gerritsen
My paintings extra than the last few years as an architectural and indoors photographer has taught me what now not to do. Looking at all the extremely excellent specific houses I photographed in Asia. I thought: ?Is this in reality necessary to be snug? If I stroll on a concrete floor or if I walk on a marble ground, is it going to make my dwelling stumble upon so extensively a long way higher?? No. You just need a ground to stroll on. I am interested by a return to basics, in a luxury monastic way of living?.
?I at first deliberate three testimonies: two bedrooms on the bottom the pool, living location and kitchen on the middle degree and an workplace on prime. But I?Ve brought a rest room on the residing area degree, a laundry vicinity and pantry. I wanted a sincere kitchen, without a overhead cupboards or tall fridge, so the pantry is right for garage. I added a freestanding open-air toilet, because the top area have become a astounding master suite which needed an en-suite. The tank and plant space became a big open location with a swing mattress, under the deck I introduced a steam location, and the distance underneath the bedrooms now houses an workplace and maid?S area. So it ended up being five memories ? The result of a piece in development.
The domestic turned into a return to the easy values in existence: great clean air, huge open area, quiet solitude. With those fundamental values you could be in a space that is uncluttered, and your thoughts can grow to be despite the fact that. That is also the cause behind the very basic substances that I have used: concrete, wood, metallic and glass. There aren’t any embellishments. The listen is on the space in preference to the materials?.
?The foremost issue about this vicinity is the expanse of the surroundings and the quietness. Life in Taipei is pretty demanding, and I required a spot to get away. I simply desired a quiet area and a splendid view. Possessing an open application living room, with doors which could completely slide away, which seems out on the pool and the sea ? That is some thing I?D been considering approximately for a prolonged time. With this plot, I changed into succesful to location the portions of the puzzle with every other.
Architect Marc Gerritsen has designed this first-rate home for himself in Koh Samui, Thailand.