Concrete Vessel / Atelier FCJZ

first_imgConcrete Vessel / Atelier FCJZSave this projectSaveConcrete Vessel / Atelier FCJZ 2018 ArchDaily Year:  China Photographs:  Fangfang TianCollaborators:HaierLandscape Architecture:Original Ecology Landscape Co., Ltd.Structure Consultation:Minsheng XuCity:Chaoyang QuCountry:ChinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Entrance Concrete Door. Image © Fangfang TianRecommended ProductsWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – AJ CollectionWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesText description provided by the architects. Concrete Vessel is an experimental house FCJZ designed for the China House Vision exhibition curated by the renowned Japanese designer Kenya Hara, which is currently on view in Beijing. Our corporate partner is Haier, a popular Chinese home appliance brand.Save this picture!South Elevation. Image © Fangfang TianAs the theme of House Vision is about future living, we begin to imagine a house that would truly embrace a nature that is defined by fresh air, natural light, living plants, and blue sky, which are all scarce commodities in present day, yet maintains the privacy required by domestic life.Save this picture!Concrete Furniture. Image © Fangfang TianBuilt upon the notion of a traditional courtyard house of Beijing, we also bring a piece of nature to the center of an introvert dwelling in form of an atrium; however, in our version of a courtyard house, the boundaries between the interior and exterior spaces can be completely opened up thus the courtyard is literally inside the house and becomes an integral part of the architecture.Save this picture!Exposure AxonSave this picture!Interior Space. Image © Fangfang TianA continuous living space wraps around the courtyard and can be divided into two to four rooms by sliding partitions if such needs rise.  Meanwhile, all necessary electronics are totally integrated into the building system in form of two counters and equipment underground.Save this picture!Atrium and Green Plant. Image © Fangfang TianSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!Interactive Relationship between Inside and Outside. Image © Fangfang TianThe structural system consists of steel columns along the periphery of the building with a cantilevered roof and eaves around the central courtyard. The material used on all surfaces inside and outside of the building, including the casings for the appliances as well as furniture, is a 3mm thin Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (or GRC), made from recycled construction debris. Its thinness makes this material very lightweight and its porosity creates a living environment that breathes and filters the air while allowing light coming through. Save this picture!PlanWe name the building Concrete Vessel to lead the exhibition visitors to discover how concrete has evolved into a new substance that will no longer cut off the connection between life and nature, rather on the contrary, it helps to create a friendly interface.Save this picture!Concrete Bed. Image © Fangfang TianThe research and development of the GRC technology is conducted by Baogui Shiyi in collaboration of FCJZ.Save this picture!Concrete Facade Light Effect. Image © Fangfang TianProject gallerySee allShow lessJenkins Street / C.Kairouz ArchitectsSelected ProjectsCoffeetown Salvador / TRPC ArquitetosSelected Projects Share Projects “COPY” Save this picture!Light Trans-missive Concrete Facade. Image © Fangfang Tian+ 20Curated by 韩爽 – HAN Shuang Share Architects: Atelier FCJZ Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” CopyHouses, Arts & Architecture•Chaoyang Qu, China Houses Photographs Area:  184 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Concrete Vessel / Atelier FCJZ ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/903315/concrete-vessel-atelier-fcjz Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/903315/concrete-vessel-atelier-fcjz Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAtelier FCJZOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcretePlastic#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesArts & ArchitectureBeijingYung Ho ChangAtelier FCJZHouse VisionConcreteChaoyang QuChinaPublished on October 09, 2018Cite: “Concrete Vessel / Atelier FCJZ” 08 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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