September 7, 2015

Lou Kao Mansion

Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Lab. (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

A window in Mandarinʼs House in Macau. The continuous double casement windows are fitted with red, blue and white stained glass; above them is transom window that allows for the flow of air. A shallow basin for collecting rainwater lies inside the garden. By providing a water basin in the hot Macau climate, cool air can be let into the garden.

Lou Kao Mansion

House / Macau, China / Cw

This article is an excerpt from “Window Behaviorology,” a joint research project concerning windows and the behaviors around them done in collaboration with Tokyo Institute of Technologyʼs Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Laboratory.