Category Archive: Sabrina Shen

Final Addition for Stock Orchard Street House

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The architectural idea that derives from the case study house, Stock Orchard Street house, is juxtaposition. This element is used in both appearance, materials and functions. The addition for Stock Orchard Street house… Continue reading

Sketch Addition Models for Stock Orchard Street

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The addition now will be mainly a living space for occupant’s parents as living with seniors is a growing phenomenon nowadays. It is important to consider the limited mobility of old people might… Continue reading

Home Cinema in a Gallery

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In order to achieve the combination of office and family, I found out that it is better for me to create a place where the occupants in Stock Orchard Street House can use… Continue reading

Detail – Folding Mirror and Glass

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The previous model gave me a good sense of the juxtaposition of real images and mirror images. In order to extend this idea ever further, I decided to make a foldable detail model… Continue reading

Juxtaposition – Collage Explorations

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Both juxtaposition and collage are combinations of different things. Contrarily to juxtaposition, which emphasizes the differences between objects and gives objects a new meaning, collage intends to create a complete image by combining… Continue reading

The Eyes of the Skin and Architecture Experiences in Stock Orchard Street

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In the book The Eyes of the Skin, Juhani Pallasmaa talks about the intimate relationship between human senses and architecture. Among all the senses, vision is usually considered as the most important one.… Continue reading

Bibliography

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Janson, Nathalie, and Mercedes Mercedes. “An interview with Sarah Wigglesworth | Abitare En.” Abitare – International Design Magazine – EN. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. <http://www.abitare.it/en/women-in-housing/women-in-architecture-an-interview-with-sarah-wigglesworth/&gt;. Rendell, Jane. Critical architecture. London: Routledge,… Continue reading

Being Clients and Architects at the Same Time; The role of a Female Architect

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Sarah Wigglesworth Architects emphasize on creating sustainable living within an urban environment. In fact, Stock Orchard House was the first home they built from scratch. As a great sustainable building, Stock Orchard Street… Continue reading

Conceptual Study of Juxtaposition

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Surrealism juxtaposition intends to put two unrelated things together in order to show the distinct characteristics of them. It also makes people to see the hidden side of things, so people can see… Continue reading

Next to the Railways

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Stock Orchard Street is located in Islington, London. The climate in London is temperate. It does not really get hot in the summer there is not that much snow in London compares to… Continue reading

Formal Analysis of Stock Orchard Street

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Stock Orchard Street is a L-shape house. The house and the office are on the same site. Yet, Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy Till disliked the idea of the distinct separation that exists between… Continue reading

The Straw Bale House

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This week I began to explore the other part of the house, the straw bale bedroom for my further study of the juxtaposition of the Stock Orchard Street.¬†As mentioned before, Stock Orchard Street… Continue reading

Stock Orchard Street: Sandbag Wall and Quilted Wall

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Stock Orchard Street House was designed by Sarah Wigglesworth and her partner Jeremy Till. Stock Orchard Street is a London backwater and this L-shape house is located at the end of the street,… Continue reading

Case Studies 2

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Le Corbusier, Maisons Jaoul (left) Paris (Neuilly-sur-Seine), France, 1954-1956 Sources: Spiegel, H. D. J. (1979). Le corbusier: Structural mastery supports art. Architectural Record, 166(3), 68-[75]. ¬†Maniaque Benton, C. (2009). Back to basics: Maisons… Continue reading