Kubo House

Kubo House is a steel and glass structure that is 9 meters by 9 meters in plan, and 6 meters in height, designed by New York-based designer Karim Rashid.

The entire house’s 100 square meters of living space, will be comprised of 16 flat sheets and 4 curved sheets of glass set on a concrete radiant floor. The house is designed to maximize on spacial experiences with the most minimal structure. The centrally-located infrastructure houses the kitchen, closets, bathroom, workspace, and is topped with a mezzanine bedroom.

 

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The Kubo house is designed to be energy efficient using biodegradable materials and a thermal envelope that wraps the core structure. Solar blinds will be used for privacy and the roof will be fully solar-paneled. The self-sufficient, energy consumptive house also heats the pool.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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