Gray Sofa is a contemporary residence situated in Seoul, South Korea, designed in 2017 by Ideacouch.
GREYCOUCH is a 4-story constructing situated on the coronary heart of a residential space in Seoul. This tough, grey cement constructing seems as if unfinished, standing amongst typical fashionable Korean buildings completed with redish bricks.
The house designer, Taehyun Ryu (chief govt designer of IDEACOUCH) centered on minimizing the formative aesthetics of the constructing exterior and, as a substitute, using the inside house in addition to expressing the life-style and character of the house proprietor.
In South Korea, a rustic that achieved quick financial growth with excessive inhabitants density, there was expectation that non-public areas have to look as giant as doable, relatively than that they have to be designed in a means that maximize the effectivity. Nonetheless, the following cultural and social stabilization led to alter of such notion and, now, individuals are more and more specializing in pragmatic and sensible private life relatively than on the looks and ostentatious show. Accordingly, the designer tried to create new and acceptable partition and composition of the ground plan whereas making certain the colours and magnificence replicate the character of the proprietor.
Contemplating the slim vertical house contained in the constructing, glass stairs have been used to maximise effectivity of the circulation and partition, and every ground was divided by the steps for various features. For environment friendly use of house, the designer maintained the oblong ground plan that accommodates the circulation and totally different features of the house.
The lounge and kitchen on the third ground is probably the most vital spot for on a regular basis lifetime of the proprietor who typically enjoys partying with and cooking for his pals. As well as, watching TV, taking part in video video games, and different each day actions happen on this ground.
The second and fourth flooring have been designed for relaxation, particularly, sleep, with handy gentle management and modest lighting that creates cozy environment.
The terrace on the fourth ground double as a small swimming pool in the course of the summer time.
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– by Matt Watts