The Family Playground
Contemporary family apartment designed by HAO DESIGN.
In this case of residency, to fulfill the hobbit of the host—cooking for his family, the concept which moves the kitchen and dining room to the center of the living area has re-defined traditional kitchen in Taiwan which is crowd, blocked, dark, and having no view. We integrate living room, dining room and kitchen into one area, and this area has become the center of affective communication for the family. For instance, one of family members can watching TV and the other member’s cooking at the meantime. Therefore, family members in different spaces, not only can feel and talk to each other, but also sharing the smell of the food, sunlight, and view.