00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction
00:26    |    
Recent projects
02:05    |    
Architecture of the heart, mind and gut
Early years in college
Place of work: Vancouver, Canada
Key elements in design
Serenity
Essence
Edge
Detail
Substance
09:56    |    
Home designs
Cliff-edge house on Bowen Island
Early model
Water features and ceramic tile art 
Roofs and light fixtures
Knoll house
Personality-based design
Outcrop island house
Lakeside house
Design details
Urban waterfront house
Architectural drawings
Fox River overlook
42:26    |    
Patience
45:36    |    
Final words
46:16    |    
Question and answer period
49:42    |    
Final credits



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Architecture of the Mind, Heart and Gut

19 de noviembre de 2012   | Vistas: 19 |  

Fook Weng Chan, architect and urban designer, shows students several of his projects, some of the different types of houses he has designed. He encourages the audience to realize the importance of architects' heart, mind and gut in their creations, and comments on how he likes his work to reflect serenity, essence, edge and other basic elements, in order to create unique, dynamic and timeless places. Another feature of the houses he builds is that they are based and inspired on each clients' own personality, since he believes people and context are decisive in buildings and home design. He concludes by advising to always put one's best effort and skills to ensure the endurance of the structures.




Fook Weng Chan is an architect, founder of FWC Architecture & Urban Design Inc. He colaborated with Berwick Pratt &…

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