Made of concrete and steel yet built in just five months, the Blue Eye house in Taipei is something else.
The three-bedroom home created by Wei Yi International Design Associates features curved walls, stone surfaces, and mesh pulleys that divide living spaces and act as storage in a streamlined minimal design.
Turns out Bond villians may have been right about concrete homes being surprisingly inviting, as the industrial walls, ceilings and surfaces allow natural light to flood into each room.
Built between May and October in 2018, the 269 sqm home faces the estuary of the Tamsui River at the foot of the Datun Mountain in Taipei.
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The property is actually a display home for a construction company and the client brief was all about “returning to the essence of architecture and interior space.
“By discussing architecture and human environment, through the dialogue between people and space, re-examine the balance between design and business,” Cindy from Wei Yi International Design Associates told realestate.com.au.
The home is styled using wooden and metal furniture and the entrance features a 100-year old carpet from Uzbekistan.
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Originally published as Stunning concrete house took just five months to build by Danielle Cahill. Author at realestate.com.au.