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Zaha Hadid’s Peaceful Nassim Villas for Singapore

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On September 22, 2010 @ 7:04 pm In Architecture | No Comments

Eco Architecture Architecture, Zaha Hadid Architects, Nassim Villas, Terraces, Botanical garden, Fiber-reinforced concrete, Fiber-reinforced plastic, Corian, Green building, Environment, green architecture, sustainable architecture [1]

While curvy and glossy in design, the low-lying villas [2] seem to blend effortlessly into the greenery that surrounds them. Tall tropical hardwood trees flank the estate, allowing it to melt into the plot of land even more. The meandering paths and ramps that connect the spaces dip down to a garage [3] at the lowest level and then up to a peaceful pool and finally to the homes themselves.

The interiors [4] have the same fluid lines that the exteriors do, and have sloped floor to ceiling windows for daylight. Just like the curvy levels outside, some rooms within the home dip down to create nooks for other rooms. Fiber-reinforced plastic and Corian [5] are some of the materials being considered for the interior elements and glazing.

+ Zaha Hadid Architects [6]

Via evolo [7]

Images © Zaha Hadid Architects

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/nassim-villas-6.jpg

[2] villas: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=villas

[3] garage: http://inhabitat.com/2010/09/16/green-overdrive-video-showcases-jay-lenos-green-garage/

[4] interiors: http://inhabitat.com/interiors/

[5] Corian: http://www2.dupont.com/Corian_Global_Landing/en_US/index.html

[6] + Zaha Hadid Architects: http://www.zaha-hadid.com/

[7] evolo: http://www.evolo.us/architecture/nassim-villas-in-singapore-zaha-hadid/

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