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Minimalist Nature-Entrenched Abodes

Studio_GAON Builds the House in Macheon

— July 26, 2014 — Art & Design
The House in Macheon is located in South Korea, and is built in the middle of a mountainside. As such the surrounding views are stunning, so the owners wanted to ensure that they were able to enjoy this setting unobstructed.

As such the house is very quaint with one level and multiple windows that open up revealing the surroundings. Timber was the main material used for the building, again making the abode blend well with the naturalistic elements. Monks were even consulted on the construction to ensure that the house was one with nature, and that there was a clear balance between the materialistic substances and environment.

The House in Macheon makes the most of a serene environment without being too overpowering.

Photo Credits: designboom, studio-gaon
Trend Themes
1. Minimalist Architecture - The design trend of minimalist architecture provides opportunities for creating unobstructed views and blending with natural surroundings.
2. Nature-inspired Design - The trend of nature-inspired design allows for the integration of natural elements and materials into architectural projects.
3. Sustainable Construction - The trend of sustainable construction emphasizes the use of eco-friendly materials and design principles to create harmonious structures with the environment.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - The architecture industry can explore innovative approaches to create minimalist and nature-inspired designs.
2. Construction - The construction industry has opportunities for implementing sustainable construction practices and using eco-friendly materials.
3. Interior Design - The interior design industry can incorporate nature-inspired elements and materials to create harmonious living spaces.
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