Lighthouse Residence is the latest project implemented by the team of LEESLIST & Leejae Architects , an architecture practice based in between two cities, Seoul and Barcelona.
The house is located in a residential suburb of Ilsan, South Korea and its design aims for something more than just a physical shelter. It pursues co-existing of nature and humanity through continuous relationship via interior and exterior, yet providing its habitants a sufficient privacy.
Almost 150 square meters general floor plan was designed for the family of three, organized on two levels and divided by a sets of volumes. Moreover, in accordance with owner’s lifestyle, Lighthouse Residence was shaped for the frequent use of outdoor space in warm seasons, offering a peaceful and protected area to rest one’s head. It features three courtyards, which allow the habitants to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine in a complete solitude. In order to maximize the natural light and use energy efficiently, the large windows were directed cleverly towards south. This feature effectively supports the radiant heating system during the winter time and creates a smooth connection with the surroundings.