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The Depth of the Ordinary: JMY architects


No different white walls, windows that seem to have an abundance of light and views, a yard that is harmonious... Buildings created by JMY architects may not be fancy, but prove that buildings can be charming when they are ordinary. Yoon Jaemin (principal, JMY architects) said most clients, especially in the case of domestic abodes, do not want something radically new and that only few materials and technology can be applied. Also, he commented on the general taste and depth of architecture with which we are already familiar. These outstanding spaces are like good quality rice, plain but tastes sweeter as one continues to chew. Joh Hahn (professor, Hongik University) said during his critique, ‘Scenery created by Yoon Jaemin has a depth with which I have an endless connection’. Yoon’s architecture carefully calibrates things that most people know about but do not bother to care, and create various combinations for different situations. Would this kind of space and this type of architecture enrich a dwelling? Let’s look at his recent work and imagine the life that deepens through the relationship he establishes through space and time.
edited by Park Gyehyun | designed by Ko Insu | photographed by Yoon Joonhwan 

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The Depth of the Ordinary: JMY architects

076 Essay│Between Residing and Dwelling_ Yoon Jaemin
080 Project│Dugu-dong House
084 Project│Dugu-dong House
088 Project│Cheonggye-ri House
092 Project│Allak-dong House
096 Critique│The Struggle of Phenomenal Depth_ Joh Hahn


▶ You can find full-text of the articles on the issue: April 2017, Vol. 593

tag.  Yoon Jaemin , JMY architects , Korean housing
no.593 (2017.April) 
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