Project Location：Nanjing, China Floor Area：3125 sqm Building Area：435 sqm
Design Period：2003—2010 Status: Built Category: Experimental
A narrow long piece of 2-D paper rolls down the hill, folds up and forms a 4-D house.
The design started originally from a dialogue between an artist and an architect.
Artist (Song Dong): the writing of an ambiguous house: the virtual user “the ambiguous” invites 11 people in art circle to participate in this architectural interaction. They all have different understandings and imaginations towards this house. “the ambiguous” collectives these materials and brings them to “the architect”.
Architect (Doreen Liu): the mountains and waters here are out of reach with vague ambigurity. The imaginary house should be a four-dimensional space folded with a long two-dimensional paper, winding along the mountain trails into the water; and hence maintains and water develop an ambiguous and yet clear relationship within reach.
It is even more ambiguous to derive ambiguity from clarity. Thinking about a house “built” with words and built by an architect, it must have an interesting difference……