Green House (Rumah Hijau) | designstudio

• August 8, 2010

The Indonesian architectural practice designstudio has designed the Green House (Rumah Hijau) which was developed from a concept of a modern house that interact fully with the surrounding environment and derived from ‘green concept understanding’ to optimize the design approaches with major concern from two aspects which are electricity management with optimum natural light & cross ventilation and water management using bio swale system on the landscape and utilize the rain water for external landscape watering and re-filtered to be used for service purposes.

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Green House (Rumah Hijau), drawing courtesy designstudio

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Green House (Rumah Hijau), drawing courtesy designstudio

Sited in West part of Jakarta originating the tropical climate with high humidity percentage and heavy rain season that occurs repeatedly, it takes into a consideration of all design aspects. Entering house from East side with few steps lead to double volume guest & living room with an elongated view toward reflective pool and courtyard, on the South block where the staircase to second storey there is an internal courtyard beside the guest bedroom to create a light court in between yet it functioned as an air space to all rooms. All the services area are pushed behind on West block where it has less opening and act as the service yard.

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Green House (Rumah Hijau) - Floor plans, drawing courtesy designstudio

On second storey all bedrooms are orientated toward North & South side in the center space there is a small living room on the second storey as a gathering space for family members and all bathrooms at this level are arranged stacked above the bathrooms below.

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Green House (Rumah Hijau), drawing courtesy designstudio

The house are expressed in single block massing of two storey house with full glass height in front and expressing the L-section of double volume living room on the first storey and all bedrooms on second storey with full height window opening on the top large overhang pitched roof to adapt the local climate.

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Green House (Rumah Hijau) - Elevations, drawing courtesy designstudio

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Green House (Rumah Hijau) - Sections, drawing courtesy designstudio

+ Project credits / data

Project: Green House (Rumah Hijau)
Architect: designstudio
Team members: Asa Darmatriaji, Rizki Maulid Supratman, K.M. Kemal Ramadhan
Established: 17 February 2010
Active members: Asa Darmatriaji, Rizki Maulid Supratman, K.M. Kemal Ramadhan, Davi Regines, Heidy Amanda H.M.

+ About designstudio

designstudio is a group of young architects who have collaborated their knowledge and experiences into major concern on design: theories & application. Most of the team members had experienced with several architects & design consultants in Jakarta, Bali, and Singapore. The extent of practice in architecture has made us more sensitive onto the design field that brought context and contents to every design aspect. Ranging from many kinds of project from small scale building up to master plan scale in several countries. An effort to seek an appropriate design solution in every projects.

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