Vive La Vida = Live the life.
In this spatial design project, I explore the juxtaposition of adrenaline and relaxation on a single villa.
This villa consists of:
2x swimming pool
1x wheelchair accessible ramp
2x pvc roofs
Reflection for this semester:
I was completely clueless about how to do ideation sketches, isometric, orthographic drawings etc when the semester started. I always felt that I did not have a eye for detail, which I forced myself to challenge that self-perception. In this final project, I decided that learning comes from putting forth your biggest idea and working towards that. Along the way, I faced many difficulties. I felt that the cardboard was almost impossible to cut nicely, my scissors gave me a hard time and I had a sore hand after I finished the project. Ideas felt limited, and I thought that I couldn’t shy away from building a conventional house instead of a place specially designed for relaxation.
All in all, I felt a sense of achievement for having learnt how to work with various materials and mediums in forms and visualization. I am pleasantly surprised with my works as I did not have much expectations at the start of semester. Mr Ka wai encouraged me to step out of my comfort zone and transform a simple lint roller to a giant prototype, then lastly to this villa. I would take this module again if given a choice as I believe there are always things for me to learn from this module.