Geometrically Stacked Japanese Zen Style Container House from Taiwan

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Today we will show you container house from Toufen City, Miaoli County, Taiwan.

Different from the previous standard reception center, it uses 6 small containers and 1 large container to stack irregularly to create a geometric space with good ventilation and lighting. No matter from which angle it is viewed, it is quite imposing.

The reuse of environmentally friendly container houses enables new applications of building materials. It is equipped with a large amount of environmentally friendly and non-toxic paradise (stucco). Its raw materials come from the silt at the bottom of the reservoir and the remaining soil from the construction.

It has high waterproof and breathable properties. It is also suitable for the humid weather in Miaoli. The finished high texture is also very suitable for the day that imitates the surface of the wall. Zen style.

The relaxation created by the Japanese Zen style makes people feel calm. Each space is also equipped with large windows, allowing outdoor landscaping to extend indoors.

Outside the courtyard, Tang bamboo, which is taller than a human, is planted to partially cover the boundary between the courtyard and the semi-outdoor area of ​​the container. Usually swaying with the wind, the interior wall especially mentions poetry, bringing out a sense of poetry.

6 small containers and 1 large container

Location: Toufen City, Miaoli County
Design style: Japanese style
Space type: commercial space
Space layout: counter, reception area, VIP room, exhibition area, outdoor landscape area
Building materials used: container, steel brushed sycamore wood, artificial stone, plaster


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