Chih Wen Chaw-Manor Properties Office Interior
At Design Interviews
Interview with chih wen chaw : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. chih wen chaw : Office with a touch of domesticity .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. chih wen chaw : The main focus was to design a fully funtioning space for work but through the planning of spatial relationships and use of materials , a sense of "home" is injected. This is in line with the core competence of the Client who are boutique developers in the fields of residential and hospitality. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. chih wen chaw : 1.5 months .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. chih wen chaw : It was a mix of the client's vision in their own business model as well as our impetus to question conventional office spaces. Commisioned by Client .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?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. chih wen chaw : A belief that an office space should be more humanistic .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. chih wen chaw : A spatial design that balances between Client's vision and personal design ethos .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. chih wen chaw : Auto Cad , 3D max .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. chih wen chaw : A unique spatial rearrangment to re define an office space while paying close attention to their everyday needs. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. chih wen chaw : NA .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. chih wen chaw : Getting the builders to build certain details to our specifications .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. chih wen chaw : I have always been interested in competitions .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. chih wen chaw : To be able to change one's details to the capabilities of the contractor wthout loosing the main design vision. .
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