The Wing, a two-storey private residence and rentable villa, is located among neighbouring paddy fields in Bali.

The design combines an A-frame and a box. Photo by KIE < > < > < >

In the tropical climate, there is abundant sunlight that can be used to light up the interior spaces. At the same time, the sun’s heat cannot excessively permeate into the rooms. This is why the local vernacular architecture in Bali places emphasis on the roof, with wide overhangs for shade and terraces as inside-outside spaces.

To come up with an unconventional form that is still appropriate to its context, the architect designed a roof that smoothly transitioned between two different shapes: a triangular A-frame and a box. The A-frame with wide overhangs is ...


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