This modern exposed concrete and wood panel korean house design is designed by IROJE KHM Architects. The Lim Geo Dang house is located in JangHangDong, IlSan, GoYang, Korea. The house consists of one story below ground, and two stories above ground with 231.6 square metres site area and 107.77 square metres Building area.
The wooden board, that could express the property of matter itself, is selected for the main material of outer wall. Because it is expected to keep a naturalness and a slowness with deep flavor as a life that is changeably correspondently lives according to the flow of time that has historical character. Moreover, it is a kind of repulsion against western wooden house. To bring the wooden board into modern woody, the exposed concrete, which is an artificial stone either an expression of time, is used as a basic material and intended the mutual harmony.
To reinforce the connection part of wood, ‘T’-shape steel panel is used with exposing and the well-floor-pattern is selected for the outer wall’s connection. The Korean-style folding up door is inherited the show which is hung on the latch of rafter as a tool that integrates inside and outside space. The latch is applied as a fixing method of the blind for sunlight control on the roof hall garden and pavilion of Lim Geo Dang.
The hanging structure of connection steel board and genealogical door with well-floor-pattern is selected and applied with the intention to metaphorically remember the memory of tradition with the element that has present character.