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Ananti Penthouse Seoul / Ken Min Architects

Curated by Clara Ott
Architects : SKM Architects
Area : 45095 m²
Year : 2016
Photographs : Ananti, Namgoong Sun, Shin Kyungsub, Kim Sungjin
Design Team : Cho pyungjae, Han Hyunsoo, Roh Hyungyu, Moon Kyungmin, Lee Chulmin, Ryu Hyeonsu, Lee Seungjune, Moon Kyungmin, Yoo Seungbum, Lee Heegeun, Kim Kwangil, Ahn Seho
Clients : Ananti
Engineering : Mac Eng.(Structure Engineering)
Landscape : KSA (Katherine Spitz Associates, Inc.)
Mechanical Consultancy : Jusung Eng.
Electrical Consultancy : Nara Eng.
City : Gapyeong-gun
Country : South Korea

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Textual content description supplied by the architects. The Ananti Penthouse Seoul sits adjoining to the Ananti Membership Seoul in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi-do. It’s situated in a area densely populated by a 100-year-old pine forest. I centered significantly on profiting from the elevation of the slope to swimsuit the transient I used to be given whereas making certain the pure surroundings was revered. To maximise the advantages of the sloping panorama the mass of terraced housing was created at a setback of two.4m, syncing with the form of the land and making certain that every unit was fashioned in concord with the size of the complicated as a complete.

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Along with presenting a brand new life-style, we additionally deliberate a variety of distinctive spatial sequences for these visiting the Ananti Penthouse Seoul. Cracks within the mass permit the gaze to journey throughout the panorama, and various actions have been organized between these areas. We additionally made daring investments to introduce eco-friendly amenities and power methods, making environmentally pleasant and constructive buildings which are in concord with nature.

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By means of a partnership with Imtech, a German facility design agency and one of the vital environmentally pleasant on the planet, we designed machine tools to maximise the move of power by quantifying and charting the working situations of the resorts and the bodily situations of the land, starting from precipitation, wind route, air quantity, seasonal temperature/humidity change, sunshine, terrestrial warmth, to the quantity and the speed of valley water.

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Thanks to this facility, anybody staying at this resort can benefit from the recent air by merely opening a window. We managed to attenuate using fossil fuels by adopting four-season cycles the place the remaining warmth from summer season is used in the course of the winter, and the chilly air within the winter can, in flip, be used in the course of the summer season in addition to making use of eco-friendly sources akin to geothermal warmth, photo voltaic warmth, air warmth, and waterpower (utilizing a minimal quantity of water).