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Posts tagged as 'BCHO Architects'

Wed 28.7.

Earth House by BCHO Architects (KOR)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 28.07.2010 - Tagged as: , , ,

Earth House, photo by Sung Kwon Kim

This subterranean house was built in honor of the Korean poet Yoon Dong-joo and is designed by Seoul based practice BCHO Architects. It is based on an outer concrete structure, the interior space is devided by rammed earth walls.

“The earth used for the walls is from the site excavation. Even though the viscosity of the existing earth was low, only minimal white cement and lime was used so the earth walls can return to the soil later”, the architects explain.

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