When talking about contemporary homes in South Korea, the Seongbuk Gate Hills are unquestionably some of the most stunning contemporary homes ever built in the country. The properties consist of twelve contemporary homes placed in a staggered arrangement and they can provide astonishing unobstructed views of the surroundings.
The twelve contemporary homes themselves are designed to effectively take advantage of a steeply sloping site and the purpose is to make sure to that each residence provides a lot of outdoor space, as well as stunning panoramic views of the stunning landscape surrounding the private houses.
If you are interested in the contemporary homesâ€™ designs, here are things that you will surely have to know about the astonishing private houses.
Located in Seoul, South Korea, the Seongbuk Gate Hills have numerous things to offer which include the stunningly designed outdoor and indoor spaces in the properties.
The properties themselves weave together landscape and buildings, synthetic and natural materials, as well as outdoor and indoor spaces.
The design of the properties itself updates an ancient principle which involves â€˜borrowed viewâ€™ which constitutes a compositional technique that Asian gardeners employed to create in impression of great continuity between the foregroundâ€™s private gardens and natural features which can be seen in the distance.
In addition to offering views of the surrounding landscapes, the properties also have planted green roofs which are planted with a gridded pattern of four different sedum species.
When viewed from a national park located across the valley, the said pattern merges to form a stunning, dynamic composition which changes with seasons and blend into the wooded mountains which surround the site.
You can see some pictures of the private houses taken by ChaiSoo Ok to find out just how astonishing the design of the private houses is.