Comprised of Undulating Bricks, A Facade Allows Light to Stream in Without Sacrificing Privacy




Design

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November 23, 2021

Grace Ebert

All pictures courtesy of A.P.P. Architects & Associates

The progressive challenge of Farhad Mirzaie and the agency A.P.P. Architects & Associates, “Revolving Bricks Serai” is a dynamic workplace constructing in Arak, a metropolis largely generally known as the commercial capital of Iran. Nestled inside a residential space, the construction is designed with privateness in thoughts and includes a rippling, wave-like facade product of brick that enables pure mild to stream by way of whereas obstructing exterior viewers from peering into the house.

The particular person blocks, which have ends painted in turquoise and azure, are organized based on parametric design. A booming pattern in structure, the model usually focuses on sweeping, curved traces, types simulating constructions occurring in nature, and a consideration of how components work together individually and as a complete. An algorithm determines lots of immediately’s designs based mostly on these geometric rules, though Antoni Gaudí is extensively credited for pioneering analog strategies along with his upside-down modeling.

Find extra of Mirzaie and his agency’s current initiatives on Instagram. (by way of Jeroen Apers)

 

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