Oasis House

Its so hard to design buildings in this region, other than the copy-paste plastic garbage that usually comes out here.  A major reason for that is the lack of context.  There is barely any historical urban fabric to build within.  Dubai for example has its very rich old city around the creek and thats it.  Theres nothing wrong with that, it just that there isnt much to work with when ones approach is to respond to context.

I had to create my own by going against the weak existing context.  Jumping to the end, the final result, the intention as the name suggests, was to provide a hidden oasis: a minimalistic yet compelling external shell, that held surprises on the inside.. Continue reading…

a02- ground floor plan


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