House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation by Habibeh Madjdabadi

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation
Image © Habibeh Madjdabadi

The villa called Genetic Mutation is designed on a land located on the eastern outskirts of Tehran. This villa has a large indoor poll and its integration with the main building created the exceptional form of the project.

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation
Image © Habibeh Madjdabadi

Here the architect started with the archetype of home, as it is in imaginary of every children before receiving the influence of adults. In her projects, Habibeh usually works on abstract and fantastic ideas and gradually the basic concepts come closer to reality. In this project, the process is in reverse.

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation
Image © Habibeh Madjdabadi

The basic form of the project reflects the icon of a house with box shape body and sloping roofs. Mutation of the form, due to situational conditions, transform radically the project to the point that it becomes unrecognizable. Despite its unusual shape, the project is deeply related to the typology of common residential buildings and it has a strong iconic quality.

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation
Image © Habibeh Madjdabadi

“Today, the vocabulary of forms are exhausted, I like to create forms that are iconic and exceptional at the same time; architect’s main task is to transform ordinary to extraordinary” says Habibeh.

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation
Image © Habibeh Madjdabadi

This latter work incorporates themes already investigated in her previous projects: brick texture, play of light and shadow, ambiguity in openings and closures, fragmentation, unity and multiplicity at the same time, simplicity and complexity. Source and Text by Kamran Afshar Naderi.

House of Bathe or Genetic Mutation
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  • Location: Guilavand, Iran
  • Architect: Habibeh Madjdabadi
  • Modeling & graphic: Sara Soltani, Mahsa Mohseni, Mohammad Bosak, saman Heidari
  • Year: summer 2016
  • Images: Courtesy of Habibeh Madjdabadi
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First Floor Plan
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Second Floor Plan
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Third Floor Plan
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