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Ryhan Flower – house of the future competition 2023

Rayhan Blossom: A Glimpse into the Future of Housing in Dubai

Our vision for the house of the future is inspired by the elegance of Arabic ornaments and the harmony of nature. The „Rayhan“ house is designed to evoke the beauty of a blooming flower, seamlessly integrating cultural motifs into the architecture. These intricate patterns can be observed on the railings, staircases, and tile floors, enhancing the overall aesthetic.
Our goal is to create urban spaces without harsh lines, where inhabitants can experience a slice of paradise amidst the bustling city. The essence of Rayhan is to bring together nature, culture, and advanced technology. We believe in a harmonious blend of inspiration from the natural world, an understanding of local culture and history, and the use of cutting-edge 3D printing technology led by robots.
Our team comprises both architects and artists, allowing us to infuse our buildings with both rational and emotional elements, creating liveable sculptures that resonate with the human spirit.
The form of the Rayhan house is not just ornamental; it serves a functional purpose as well. Each „leaf“ of the flower is dedicated to a specific function within the house, and the corners of these leaves house windows. The placement of these windows serves a dual purpose: first, it provides structural support by connecting 3D printed segments, and second, it offers shade, preventing direct sunlight from entering the windows. The central staircase leads to the rooftop, where residents can bask in the beauty of sunsets or sunrises while engaging in activities such as exercise, meditation, or prayer. The top of this staircase resembles the heart of a flower, the crown of the house.
Our choice of materials is as innovative as our design. We opt for 3D printed concrete or recycled concrete, combined with wood or aluminium windows and ceramic tiles. The walls‘ patterns and textures are inspired by the enchanting designs found in desert landscapes, shaped by the wind. This not only lends the facade a natural, organic appearance but also reduces its environmental impact. Some printed parts even include integrated flower pots, which not only add to the aesthetic but also naturally cool the interior, creating an even more comfortable living environment.

Our vision for the house of the future is a radiant fusion of cultural elegance, functionality, and sustainability, inspired by the splendid colours of the region. The „Rayhan“ house takes its colour palette from the arid landscape and the limitless sky.
Yellow: The radiant yellow of the sun, reminiscent of the desert’s golden sands, infuses our design with warmth and vitality. It bathes the interior in a comforting glow, creating an inviting atmosphere that makes every day feel like a sunlit morning in the dunes.
Blue: The tranquil blue of the sky and the vibrant turquoise of the sea weave through the design, connecting the Rayhan house to the awe-inspiring natural surroundings of Dubai. These blues serve as a backdrop to the living space, reflecting the soothing qualities of the water, while the open spaces frame captivating views of the boundless sky.

Our commitment to a sustainable future goes hand in hand with our aesthetic choices. To maximise energy efficiency, we incorporate cutting-edge technologies, including solar panels on the roof to harness the abundant sunlight that Dubai is blessed with. These panels not only generate clean energy but also reduce the house’s environmental footprint.
Water, the lifeblood of any dwelling, is carefully managed through an advanced recycling system. We collect, purify, and reuse water, minimising waste and contributing to the conservation of this precious resource.
To further enhance the quality of life in Rayhan, we’ve integrated the Internet of Things (IoT) into the house’s infrastructure. This smart technology ensures the seamless control of lighting, temperature, and security, making life more convenient and efficient for residents. Through IoT, we enable residents to adapt their living environment to their needs, ensuring optimal comfort and sustainability.
Our vision for Rayhan extends beyond a mere architectural design; it is a testament to our commitment to a harmonious coexistence with the environment and a reflection of the vibrant spirit of Dubai. The future is bright, colourful, and sustainable with Rayhan.

One of the unique features of the Rayhan house is its modularity and potential for extension. While Rayhan is envisioned as one flower, it is entirely possible to extend it by adding one or two wings, making the living space more expansive and adaptable to various needs. The only limitations are those of the imagination, and we invite you to join us in this journey to bring the Rayhan house of the future to life.

Together, let’s bloom the future with Rayhan.

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