Dara Huang explores wellbeing, spirituality and Lake Maggiore house in Sky-Frame interview - architecture and design

Dara Huang explores wellbeing, spirituality and Lake Maggiore house in Sky-Frame interview



Dezeen promotion:in an interview with Swiss window brandSky-Frame, architectDara Huangspeaksabout the connection to health, wellbeing and spirituality that drives her architecture practice.
Speaking toSky-Frame, Huang said that she believes proximity to nature can extend a person's lifespan and that her work as an architect was driven by the ability to foster this change.
Dara Huang spoke to Sky-Frame from the Villa Mosca Bianca, a house she designed in Italy
"I truly believe that you can extend your life by the adjacency by which you live to nature, to water and sky," said Huang. "If I can realise this to elongate someone's life ? that is an amazing gift."
The founder of architecture studio Design Haus Liberty, Huang spoke to Sky-Frame from the Villa Mosca Bianca, a house she had designed on the shores of Lake Maggiore in northern Italy. The villa is wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows that create a strong connection to the lake and sky
The residence affords sweeping lake views through uninterrupted wraparound windows. Sky-Frame describes it as "an organic composition of white and light stone, glass, and brise soleil ? an interplay of translucency, opening, and closing".
The house also includes an internal garden containing existing trees that the residence was built around.
Huang said architecture had the capacity to extend life by improving its residents' connection to nature
"The concept of the house was how to live with nature, ...
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