Sans Walls meaning opened without a border between nature is located by Bukhan river in Gapeyong-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea. With modern architecture, beautiful mountains, and rivers, the place offers perfect relaxation and the beauty of space. Joongho Choi Studio worked on space, furniture, and brand design. Joongho Choi Studio was designed to vague the border between the place, the architecture, and nature as the place is surrounded by the nature. Furthermore, planned to integrate nature into every spot where you can take a rest.
Villa & Resort Space Design
Completion of Project: 01. 2023
Credits: Joongho Choi Studio
Project Leader: Jaeyoung Kim, Seoho Ahn
Photo: Sangpil Lee
Sans wall goes a step further from enjoying the beautiful scenery visually through several programs. It consists of a pool, a spa, a fitness lounge, and a music lounge to enjoy nature. Especially, the main lounge of this place connects the swimming pool, Bukhan River and Sinseon Mountain indoors with nature in architecture. You can have a phenomenal visual experience. Rooms have 5 chambers in total, and there is a public kitchen, a bar, and a space where you can enjoy a meal watching the nature view.
The main lounge of Sans Walls offers not only a view where you can enjoy the beauty of nature, from the panoramic view of the Bukhangang River to the grandeur of Sinseonsan Mountain but also Kaare Klint's sofa, table, Limas' belt drive lighting, and 20th century vintage furniture and lighting designed by Joongho Choi Studio. Also, the green color which is the representative color of Sans Walls shows a distinctive sensation of contrast through an unexpected combination. Designed to blend with nature, the main lounge is spacious, bright, and wide open. The high floor level with opened 2nd floor shows the unique structure and shape of the building and plays an exceptional scene.
The main lounge of Sans Walls has a notable area for listening to music. With LPs of various genres and a DJing booth where you can have a party, you can tell that this space is together with music for various purposes.
Going down half a floor from the main lounge, you can find a place used for multiple purposes. Consisting of movable furniture, it can be changed in various ways depending on the situation, such as workshops, kinds of zones, and movie theaters.
At the swimming pool at Sans Walls, you can enjoy the view of the beautiful view of the Bukhan River and Sinseon Mountain at once. Hot water works in the winter season, so you can use it all-season.
The kitchen, which feels part of a wider flow of green finish applied to the whole place, comes in two types. There is a omakase-styled kitchen where you can serve while cooking yourself and an island typed kitchen. Coming up half a floor from the kitchen there is a place where you can appreciate a meal with the scenery.