SR House by Nataneka Architect
Designed by Nataneka Architect from Indonesia, the SR House is a rather large home with almost 9,500 square feet of living spaces. It is located in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The design of this home revolves around open spaces. Its exterior is cast in concrete with wood and metal details on a few places while the interior features a wide range of materials arranged in an open floor plan with a huge focus on natural light and outdoors connection.
Massing and programming
Comparing to the site area, the programs of this house allow a lot of open spaces which leads to multiple massing compositions. Composed of two main masses, a structural bridge linked the circulation between. Front mass arranged for the main area such as master bedroom, master bathroom and walk-in closet, and connected directly to the swimming pool. Connected living-dining space arranged through the width of the site, giving spacious view to the entire house.
The idea for floating up the front mass is to integrate the landscape outside and inside the site into the building area, to compose a connected greenery area and also for increasing greenery areas within the site.
The ramp directs the main entrance circulation to the foyer amongst the building masses, offering the structural exposed connecting bridge view. The floating mass being featured while taking this sequence of the entrance.
The openings in the living area are designed to provide an extended space around the living area. Connecting the wood decking area beside the living room, the sliding doors can be fully opened when needed.