Window Room

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Sahi, Karola
dc.contributor.advisor Kareoja, Pentti
dc.contributor.author Takasugi, Mayu
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-03T05:44:38Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-03T05:44:38Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/3868
dc.description.abstract I am always fascinated by the space created by an architectural opening. In the past, people simply adored window spaces. They created various attractive scenes to surround the window, such as sitting in a bay window, getting sunlight in a glazed alcove and looking at a garden through widely opened sliding windows. A hole in the wall is not just for letting air and lights in or to keep out rain and dust out, but an essential element that has numerous spatial qualities. In this book, I will focus on embodying a potential of a window into an interior component that broadens possibilities of space. What is the role of window space and how can this particular depth in a room evoke activity? Window Room creates an experience, which stimulates your senses. We have lost its depth and the unobtrusive framed view; windows have become huge glass walls and the walls tend to be thinner. After the loss of all atmospheric window spaces, how to bring this quality back, becomes my main challenge. My intention also lies on articulating the identity of a window as a room. During the process, I found out that there are many examples focusing on the existence of windows as a comfortable seating place, but not many of them dealing with it as another room that inhabit a room. The book consists of three parts. The first part explores various window features and scenes from paintings to architecture. The second part illustrates the concept of Window Room as a detached room in a room. The last part is about the execution of Window Room project. en
dc.format.extent 91
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.haspart Prototype
dc.subject.other Spatial design en
dc.title Window Room en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Department of Design en
dc.contributor.department Muotoilun laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword window en
dc.subject.keyword in between space en
dc.subject.keyword look out en
dc.subject.keyword nesting en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201206102238
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Pallasmaa, Juhani
dc.programme Master's Degree Programme in Spatial Design en
dc.programme Tilasuunnittelun maisteriohjelma fi


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