Murat Gedik-Field of Flowers Residential Villas

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Interview with Murat Gedik : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Murat Gedik : The idea actually comes from the sunflower. I always have an interest in them. They follow the sun during the day rotating their faces to their precious. This project was born from that idea. The design and the rotating specification of the project integrates with nature from that aspect. The structure resting on the bearing bases of arch or semi arch character has a reduced impact on the soil,so allows the soil to enjoy rain and breathe in. Inspired by nature, my design for Field of Flower should have been nature friendly. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Murat Gedik : Inspired by nature, it should have been integrated with nature, which means nature friendly and also on the other hand it should represent the future. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Murat Gedik : After building it, to live in with my wife. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Murat Gedik : The design process took approximately 3 months. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Murat Gedik : One day, an inspiration came by and I suddenly started sketching. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Murat Gedik : Field of Flower is not built, yet. I want to sell the project to an investor to be built. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Murat Gedik : Just the a silhouette blinked in my mind. I can simply call it Inspiration .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Murat Gedik : Actually not .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Murat Gedik : The customers who have esthetic concerns and want to live in a unique design like that. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Murat Gedik : The structure resting on the bearing bases of arch or semi arch character has a reduced impact on the soil,so allows the soil to enjoy rain and breathe in.A block composed of four villa units has the chance to enjoy the view panoramically with the mechanism capable of rotating 360 degrees a day.The project gets part of its energy supply from wind roses.Each villa unit might get involved in organic agriculture on its own area in the amidst of various flowers,trees encircled with artificial or real ponds.It is integrated with nature and thereby respectful to nature. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Murat Gedik : Where the design idea was born, namely flower. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Murat Gedik : First of all my inspiration and my skills, then my hands and a caligraphy pen, after all a 3D modelling software .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Murat Gedik : The structure resting on the bearing bases of arch or semi arch character has a reduced impact on the soil,so allows the soil to enjoy rain and breathe in.A block composed of four villa units has the chance to enjoy the view panoramically with the mechanism capable of rotating 360 degrees a day.The project gets part of its energy supply from wind roses.Each villa unit might get involved in organic agriculture on its own area in the amidst of various flowers,trees encircled with artificial or real ponds. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Murat Gedik : I worked with a civil engineer for the static prospect. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Murat Gedik : If a customer wants, the mechanism is capable of rotating 360 degrees a day. This specification requires a cutting-edge technology. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Murat Gedik : In the beginning, the design was a little bit different. When we discussed the static and current cost of the building, we realized that we have to make some little changes unless affecting the philosophy of the design. As a result, the semi arch structure was decided. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Murat Gedik : I have believed that my design is unique and universal. In addition, I have received possitives feedbacks from the society, my friends and collagues. So I decided that my design deserves an international award. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Murat Gedik : Following your inspiration leads you to success. .

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