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Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Active House,  | International Design Awards Winners

Active House

UniversityChung Yuan Christian University, Ph.D Program in Design
Lead DesignersRyan Kuo
Design TeamWenfeng Chen, Jianya Sun, Tao Liu, Margaux Lhermitte,Zongyong Ling, Lianqu Lai
Project LocationShanghai
Creditsphoto by Kuomin Lee
Prize(s)Gold in Architecture Categories / Sustainable Living/Green, Silver in Architecture Categories / Renovation
Entry Description

This building is refurbished following the 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) principle.It is part of old structure and walls are conserved.The demolished bricks and concrete are applied to the construction.The recycled materials, such as bearing steel frame structures,metal roof,glazing curtain walls are used in the project. At the same time,this project wants to use environmental friendly materials. For instance,this inclues FSC wood, the GAINKER building resins,low VOC paint and so on.The water saving, and sanitary appliances are used in the project. A small farm in front of the building.

Bio

Three main appeals: Comfort, Energy, Environment

Design focused on the overlap between "sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell" ─ the five senses of life.

Ryan Kuo’s designs have won many international awards such as the Andrew Martin International Interior Design Award; Golden Award from France IDS•La Créativité Pierre International Green Space Category; Golden Award from US IDA International Design Awards of INTERIOR DESIGN-RESIDENTIAL (the first designer from Taiwan to win this prize); Germany IF Design Award; The American Architecture Prize Winner; The Italy A’ Design Award;

Awards and Prize

2019 GOOD DESIGN AWARD
2019 The Architecture MasterPrize/2019 winner
2019 MUSE Design Awards/GOLD Winner
2019 THE TID GOLD AWARD
2019 Golden Pin Design Award/The Best
2018 APDC*IDA/2018 winner
2018 APDC*IDA Design Excellence Awards/Energy-saving Building–Residential
2018 APDC*IDA Design Excellence Awards/Residential–Renovation
2018 APDC*IDA Design Excellence Awards/Residential–Interior Conceptual space
2018 Hurun Report: Respected Chinese Designer
2018 The 8th CHINA INTERNATIONAL SPACE DESIGN COMPETITION/CHINA BUILDING DECORATION DESIGN AWARD/Golden Prize
2018 The 13th Golden Bund Award
2017 The American Architecture Prize Winner
2017 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors-Residential 2017 Finalists
2016 CHINA INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS/GOOD DESIGN OF THE YEAR APARTMENT
2016 Asia Interior Design Award/Best Innovation Award
2016 Asia International Interior Design Award-Golden Prize
2016 iF DESIGN AWARD
2015 Annual Cover of ” INTERIOR DESIGN” magazine
2015 Andrew Martin International Interior Design Awards
2015 IDS La Créativité Pierre-Green Space Category -Golden Prize
2015 The TID Award of Residential Space
2015 Golden Pin Design Award
2015 APDC Asia Pacific Interior Design Award
2014 Italy A’Design Awards-Commercial Space
2014 International Space Environment Art Design Competition-Nest Awards-Golden Prize
2014 International Space Environment Art Design Competition-Nest Awards–Excellence Apartment Design
2014 International Space Environment Art Design Competition-Nest Awards –Excellence Villa Space
2014 CIID Interior Design China Award-The Best Material to Use-Golden Award
2014 CIID Interior Design China Award-Residential-Excellence Award
2014 The TID Award of Working Space
2014 TdA Taiwan Design Alliance-Beneficence Design
2014 Successful Design Awards/Successful Green Design of the Year
2013 International Green Home/Best Green Space/Best Creative Award
2009 iF DESIGN AWARD