by leonorabs Habitat Studio Final IVRV House Model
The leaning vault house investigates the qualities of space created as a direct consequence of structure and construction. The project explores the Nubian or leaning vault which is an ancient method of constructing vaulted spaces without the need for timber centring. -brickwork against creating inclined courses and allowing the vault to be bridged without additional support. The spatial potential inherent in this way of making is tested through the intersection of three vaulted
the project develops new visions for greenland's future, addressing the challenges and opportunities it faces as ice melts, vast mineral resources become accessible and new industries and urban cultures emerge.