height that matters
a house project in Jakarta, another exploration and possibilities of living in a dense areas.
What if the size of the room is firstly defined by the height? Not the length, or the width.
What if people perceive space by its height, not how big it is.
What if the height of space matter?
The initial idea starts from discussion with the owner, of what is the proper – convenient height dimension of a space, as the owner has a specific height. We are interested in this relativity of dimensions of humans with space. What if the design starts from the height? Not the length or width.
This small house located in a dense area, where the surrounding is mostly 2 stories houses with no setback to the neighbors. Thus, the gap is created to maximize the view and let the wind pass through.