Leaning House by PRAUD

© Kyungsub Shin

Leaning House by PRAUD

Situated at a hilly mountain and towards to the Chungpyong Lake in Korean countryside, the Leaning House is a weekend sanctuary designed for a couple of retired professors who wanted a peaceful living space for writing, research and small seminars.

Architects: PRAUD
Location: Chungpyong, South Korea
Photography: Kyungsub Shin

Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin
Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin
Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin

Created by Boston- and Seoul-based research and design firm PRAUD, the building is appropriately slanted to grab views of landscape and get enough sunlight from the South.

Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin
Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin
Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin
Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin

Inside comprises a continuous space with living room, study and bedroom, an adjoining terrace located on the top of elevation.

Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin
Leaning House by PRAUD
© Kyungsub Shin

Inspiration from architect:

A leaning mass is sitting on top of a structural box and creates a generous interior space from the first floor to mezzanine level to the second floor.