A book about a conversation between an architect and a client as well as the life of the family who resides in the house following its construction.
- Book Intro
This book tells a story through a dialogue between an architect and a client while building a nine-room house as well as the life of the family who resides in the house following its construction. The AeLe family and NAMELESS Architecture exchange their stories of life and architecture felt through the design and construction of this house over the past year, and each party adds their own thoughts after reading each other's writings. Their exchange asks whether the familiar look of a house is the right choice, and it makes readers reflect on the designs of houses in their lives. The process of building a house helps readers realize what really matters.
- About the Author
The AeLe family consists of painter Ko Kyeong-ae and semiconductor researcher Lee Sangwook, as well as Junsung, Eunsol, and their dog Corbusier. Ko Kyeongae, who worked in the secretary's office at the Blue House during President Kim Dae-jung's term and at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Sendai, Japan, has also held three solo exhibitions in Japan and one in Korea, always dreaming of becoming a self-taught painter. After living through the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011, she experienced a shift in life values and built the Nine-Room House in Nogok-ri, Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province.
Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, 2020, Sejong Books for Liberal Arts