Rackson House Building by Mei Ee Architect

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Rackson House

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Building

INSPIRATION:
Old meets New - The project is the exemplification of old architecture meeting the new. Old building that have good bones and character was carefully maintain and given a new lease of live, bathed with abundance of natural lighting in the interiors. The new added section is designed in steel and glass that seems to merge into the sky. The glass forms possessed its own contemporary spirit, it came to the design naturally ,finding their way into the plan.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Rackson house is a refurbishment project to transform the existing old building Into Corporate house. Old Meets New - The project is the exemplification of old architecture meeting the new. Old building that have good bones and character was carefully maintain and given a new lease of live, bathed with abundance of natural lighting in the interiors. The existing building and the new extension are made up of two Interlocking programmatic blocks.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The existing building and the new extension are made up of two interlocking programmatic blocks. Volumes and components make of new materials like steel and glass is inserted into the existing building without touching the existing walls that is still standing firm. This results in a contrast of transparency and texture, exposing the natives between the old and the new. A calm reflective pool that comes right up to the base of the glass building mirrors the site along with the golden shower tree, heritage building, and new annex, blending them harmoniously and holding the viewers' attention.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project began in 2021 in Penang, Malaysia and finished In December 2021.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The existing building and the new extension are made up of two interlocking programmatic blocks. The existing block is developed with a more closed character, maintains the heritage roof, and houses the main programmatic spaces; while the new block consists mostly of servicing spaces and is developed with an open character, with greater height, and with a glass roof. The floor plan maintains its original heritage and flavor with elements such as verandah, bay windows and stairs that reminds of the building's history. The annex, a gallery and multipurpose space is separated by a subtle corridor right next to the building. The old walls are kept without any demolition, leaving in sight the details and traces from past times and interventions that have manifested since.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Rackson house is located at Jalan Bagan Jermal, George Town and It sits humbly amidst a 2640m2 of land area surrounded by landscaped garden.

TAGS:
Rackson, heritage, adaptive, reuse, refurbishment, old meets new, glass house

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
While the focus of the project was to rejuvenate the existing building, it strives to achieve more than just that. A series of strategies include the Introduction of new materials and features into the space are based on referencing to the existing building, its unique characteristics and function of the space within. Volumes and components made of new materials like steel and glass are inserted Into the building without touching the existing wails that is standing firm. This results in a contrast of transparency and texture, exposing the narrative between the old and the new

CHALLENGE:
The project is the exemplification of old architecture meeting the new.

ADDED DATE:
2022-03-27 02:33:20

TEAM MEMBERS (8) :
Mei Ee Loh , Ni Fei Lim , Yong Rong Ooi , Chiang Teik Koay , Nur Amalina Binti Fuad , Zi Lin Chew , Ming En Lim and Chee Twan Ng

IMAGE CREDITS:
Twjpto

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
Copyrights belong to Mei Ee Architect, 2022

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
MEI EE ARCHITECT

PROFILE:
Mei Ee Architect – A design-based firm located in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. A firm that known for their passion. Passion for aesthetics, creativity; and passion for forging strong relationship with clients. Mei Ee Architect strongly believe in working with honesty and passion. Each project is unique and the approach taken towards it is methodically studied to provide an extraordinary experience to its users. At Mei Ee Architect, they attempt to drive into each project’s potential and maximize it. ​ Mei Ee Architect approach each and every project as an opportunity, bringing in they philosophy and approach to find the best and most sustainable solution. Research and learning from resources allow them to deliver a product beyond expectations, that addresses many of the basic social and practical needs that have for so long eluded the built environment.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Rackson House Building by Mei Ee Architect is a Nominee in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Rackson House Building by Mei Ee Architect is Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2021 - 2022.



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