Dylan Baker-Rice Bamboo Micro-Housing Transitional Residence
Bamboo Micro-Housing Transitional Residence is Silver Design Award winner in 2013 - 2014 Architecture, Building and Structure Design Award Category.
Bamboo Micro-Housing Transitional Residence

Designed for the Hong Kong/ Shenzhen Biennale of 2013 the Bamboo Mirco-housing project is a form of transitional housing for the 280,000+ residents living in the city without permanent housing. Inexpensive, sustainable, quick to assemble, the micro-housing is proposed for the interior of industrial buildings in Hong Kong and similar cities throughout southeast Asia. It is envisaged as a temporary solution to house individuals, couple, and families as the seek permanent forms of housing utilising the disused industrial space in the city to provide housing.

Bamboo Micro-Housing Transitional Residence
Dylan Baker-Rice Bamboo Micro-Housing
Dylan Baker-Rice Transitional Residence
Dylan Baker-Rice design
Dylan Baker-Rice design
Dylan Baker-Rice

AFFECT-T is a young design studio located in the heart of Hong Kong. The directors Dylan Baker-Rice and Damita Yu having worked for Zaha Hadid and Bjarke Ingles respectively, began the practice in London before relocating to Asia. The studio is a small practice which focuses on select projects. They specialise in culural, residential, and commercial works with a strong focus on design, the making of space, experience, craft, and sustainability. The aim of the studio is that the experience of spaces should be lasting, memorable, and adaptable to individuals while uniquely suited to the client and brief.


Affect-t is an abbreviation in closing; Affectionately often used by the artist Marcel Duchamp in his correspondence with friends and fellow artists. Projects range in scale from small cultural buildings such as libraries and performance halls, to singular residences and apartments, to large residential and infrastructural developments. The Architectural Affects which form the core design principles of the studio are a concern for Craft, Form, Environment, Site, and Sensation. These form the basis of each proposal as the studio employs continued research through design to create a unique proposals suited to the individual brief, site, and client. Each project addresses issues of site and project specificity, form and its impact on space, quality of material, knowledge of making, and sustainability. The studio’s research through design is supported by a strong commitment to education and advocacy. In addition to built work the studio feels it has a responsibility to educate through teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and through exhibitions and writing which explore broader architectural issues of social justice, the environment, housing, and health. The ultimate aim of the studio is to utilize design to better the experience of the individual user and broader built environment. -We create spaces which are experienced, Affectionately.