the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked ‘house-shaped’ volumes

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titled the ‘boolean birdhouse’, this timber structure in taiwan comprises five ‘house-shaped’ volumes that have been stacked to create a series of complex geometries. forming part of a remote flower festival in the taipei mountains, the building serves as a place for rest as well as a setting to enhance the experience of visitors attending the event. its designers — phoebe says wow architects — say that the project responds to the COVID-19 pandemic by conveying the renewed sense of significance that our homes play in our daily lives.

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes
all images by hey!cheese

 

 

phoebe says wow architects — led by shihhwa hung and phoebe wen — stacked five house-shaped volumes and removed the overlapped area to create a ‘booleaned interior’ with unique spatial experiences. on the exterior, seven boxes and openings allow birds to inhabit the structure as well as humans. the façade itself comprises wood shingles made of taiwania, a cypress tree. the shingles have been arranged with various patterns and bark finishes to look as natural as possible.

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

 

 

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project info:

 

name: boolean birdhouse
location: taipei, taiwan
design: phoebe says wow architects
completion date: february 14, 2020
photography:hey!cheese, OS studio, shihhwa hung

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

the boolean birdhouse in taipei comprises five stacked 'house-shaped' volumes

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