Treasure Backyard / Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel
Textual content description offered by the architects. Within the quickly rising seventh district of Taichung (Taiwan), Treasure Backyard supplies lavish residing areas and beneficiant frequent areas in a sublime Italian vogue, paying homage to the masterful geometrics of Giò Ponti. The structure and inside design for the most recent residential constructing by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel create a unified design framework with elongated lattice patterns and a contrasting but delicate coloration palette with metallic components. The design idea for the event inserts a transparent, distinctive and figurative residential component at a major location of town.
“It’s the consideration to the standard of the interiors that units the venture aside. For us, it’s exhausting to consider structure with out imagining what the constructing’s inside is like. The extraordinary gentle fixture on the entrance, the standard of the furnishings and the fittings make all of the distinction.”
– Antonio Citterio
The residential tower, barely lower than 160 meters in top, has its longer facet on the north-south axis, following the form of the positioning. Due to the distinctive orientation of its structure, the constructing overlooks the adjoining Summer time Inexperienced Park, opening up the elegant interiors to panoramic views of town. By way of the splitting of the western facade and a slight rotation of the dividing planes, the condominium on the park opens its view in the direction of town, whereas the condominium on the again opens immediately in the direction of the half within the southern path. Thus, the association of the residential areas ensures the identical degree of consolation for the 2 varieties of flats discovered within the typical flooring degree.
“It was necessary that we create a high-quality building with stone–principally typical to basic homes–however with a up to date design.”
– Patricia Viel
From an city standpoint and as an architectural presence within the native context, the venture presents itself as a component constructed by planes, not by volumes. It includes a collection of planes, with areas conceived as residential zones, public areas, terraces and landscapes. On this community of design parameters, architectural components turn out to be the load-bearing construction within the building of the general picture of the constructing, punctuated by strong components of stone, separate from the glass surfaces of the facades and the balconies.
“It’s a design that’s born out of the façade. We had three major structural blades and we intervened with glass and home windows. It was an instantaneous response, a gesture of a sketch.”
– Antonio Citterio
This new residential tower is characterised by architectural components of slender and light-weight blades, from floor to sky, coated by a diamond-shaped display of a sublime and versatile geometry utilized each on the façade and contained in the communal areas. The panorama venture relies on the definition of an area of clear, outlined entry. It demarcates a non-public place, outlined in the direction of the skin by a double enclosure with a diamond design, a filtering wall to create a wealthy, calm and poetic backyard, with fruit timber inside, and sculptural timber to mark the car entry and the doorway.