• A'tolan Paradise

    Eastern Taiwan


01 / 06 / 2017
"A’tolan" is the indigenous Taiwan word for "rocky place” or "house made of rocks". And it is also the name given to this property, on Tai- wan's East Coast, along the Pacific Ocean.

The geological features of the site and the architectural indigenous culture were the main sources of inspiration for this house. Its longitu- dinal shape – in a 130 degree angle – was defined by the line of the coast and for the three-level building, the rocks occupied a leading role. At the top of the building we find the staircase, in the intermediate level the functional areas and, on the lower level, the swimming pool.

Read the full story on Attitude 75 printed edition. 
Interior Design: Arthur Ho and Create+Think Design Studio team
Photos: Kuomin Lee
Text: Sofia Martinho Pereira 

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