Space-Saving Sharifi House Boasts Mobile Rooms That Rotate With the Push of a Button

by , 07/26/14
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The mechanical magic of the house is based on a fixed main volume of the structure, with mobile parts that adapt to the functional needs of its users. Rooms of the first and third floors can be reconfigured for different purposes and seasons.

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Like most of the plots in the area, the one where the Sharifi House stands is noticeably narrow and long. This limitation allowed for the treatment of the façade as a three-dimensional element, instead of the conventional 2D treatment. The mobile rooms protrude to an extent, depending on the space requirements and weather. Referencing the traditional Iranian house, the Sharifi House implements the principle of dynamic seasonal modes of habitation-it offers modern versions of the winter and summer living rooms (Zemestan-Neshin and Taabestan-Neshin).

In summertime, the house features an open and more transparent volume with large terraces, while it closes down and boasts minimal openings in the winter. The ground floor houses parking and housekeeping rooms, while the two basement floors host the fitness facilities and wellness areas.

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  1. Joanne Meejung Jang July 29, 2014 at 2:15 am

    That is amazing. ^^

  2. Ar Heena Fatima July 25, 2014 at 8:28 am

    how is it space saving????

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