Architectural firm Nextoffice designed this home, keeping in mind the themes of uncertainty and flexibility. Instead of envisioning the home as a static object, the Sharifi-ha abode is meant to change with its surroundings. Designers play with volume, open spaces and closures to create a home that functions best throughout the seasons.
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The Sharifi-ha house is seven stories tall and modular. A simple press of a button and the breakfast room, the guest room and the office rotate outside to let light in and create new patio space. Source: The Daily Mail
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The guest room, the breakfast nook and the office can rotate and hang over the street to form terrace space. Source: Daily Mail
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Iranian architects Nextoffice designed the home to adapt to homeowners' needs. The house stays closed in the winter to maintain warmth, and in the summer it can open to create a breeze. Source: The Daily Mail
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These inventive features add to the home’s energy efficiency, while embracing the features of the traditional Iranian home, which often has separate living spaces for winter and summer. Source: The Daily Mail
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The basement of the home receives light through a glass-bottomed pool. The two underground floors benefit from tall ceilings and an open stairwell.