HEXADECAGON
MAIN SALON AS LIBRARY WITH TONS OF BOOKS + 65"TV 16 sides bookcases rotate as salon changes use

Solution

SOMEONE WHO ENTERTAINS 12 FOR DINNER 18 TIMES A YEAR HAS A MAJOR PASSION FOR COOKING - THE LOGISTICS OF PREPARATION, SERVING, ENTERTAINING AND CLEANING UP REQUIRE A MAJOR KITCHEN CENTERED AROUND A PREPARATION ISLAND - THE KITCHEN SHOULD ALSO HAVE NATURAL LIGHT AND LOOK OUT ON THE STREET, THUS THE TEARDROP SHAPE EXTENDING THE HEXADECATON TO THE FIRE ESCAPE WAS CONCIEVED  -  GRAHAM ALSO ASKE FOR THE OFFICE TO OVERLOOK THE STREET SO THAT TAKES UP THE OTHER STREET WINDOW WHICH ALSO FEATURES THE ENERY GENERATING, AIR CLEANING, HERB GARDEN, COMPOST HEAP,SOKAR GREENHOUSE WHICH EXTENDS OUT AS FAR AS THE FIRE ESCAPE, - SOMETHING EVERY WINDOW WILL DO ON THE STREET ONCE THEY SEE THE AD VANTAGES - THE WINDOW FACES SOUTHEAST SO WILL RECEIVE EXTENSIVE SUNLIGHT - 

THE KITCHEN FEATURES A FULL SIZE FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR WITH FREEZER DRAWER BELOW  AND A COMMERCIAL GRADE RANGE WITH MICROWAVE/CONVECTION OVEN ABOVE WITH HOOD EXHAUST TO THE EXTERIOR - ALSO A FULL SIZE SINK PLUS A BAR SINK ON THE ISLAND - TOH FACE OF THE ISLAND FACING THE SALON FEATURES A BUILT IN PIANO WHICH ACTS A PIECE OF FURNITURE DEFINING THE SALON - IN THE CENTER OF THE ISLAND A FLAT SCREEN TV RISES UP ABOVE THE PIANO AND SHIELDS THE KITCHEN - TAMBOUR DOORS PULL OUT OF OPPOSITE WALLS TO SHIELD THE REST OF THE KITCHEN - THUS THE SALO CAN ALSO ONVERT TO A BUSINESS CONFERENCE 

THE SALON FEATURES A LARGE CURVED COUCH AROUND A CENTER COFFEE TABLE - THE TABLE UNFOLDS AND RISES UP TO TABLE OR COUNTER HEIGHT AND ORIGAMICALLY UNFOLDS INTO  AN OVAL LARGE ENOUGH TO HOLD 12 PLACE SETTINGS WITH ALL THE ACCROTREMENTS - THE SEATIG AROUND JPULLS UP AND RISES OR LOWERS AS NEEDED FOR DINING OR CONFERENCE - THE SEATING AND TABLE ARE ALL CUSTOM BUILT BY RESOURCE FURINTURE.
THE TABLE CAN LOWER FLUSH WITH THE FLOOR HEN  THE ROOM SI NEEDED FOR DANCING OR MID-WINTER BEACH PARTY OR WHATEVER,

SINCE THE LEAVES FOLD UNDER THE TABLE FLUSH WITH THE TOP, THE TABLE CAN BE USED FOR BRIGE, OR DINNER FOR TWO OR.... JIG SAW PUZZLES

THE ENTIRE FLOOR IS RAISED 15" SO UNDER THE TABLE A FITNESS BICYCLE, ROWING MACHINE, BOWFLEX ETC CAN UNFOLD FOR EXERCISE. IN THE FLOOR IS A FLYWHEEL THAT SITS IN A MAGNETIC BEARING SO THERE IS NO VIBRATION OR NOISE - THE FLYWHEEI IS POWEREN BY EXERCISE, WIND POWER, SOKLAR POWER, HEAT OF INCINERATION OF WASTE USING A COMBO FIREPLACE INCINERATOR WHEN IT IS INVENTED AND PERFECTED - FOOD WASTE IS COMPOSTED IN THE GREENHOUSES AND THE HEAT OF COMPOSTING IS ALSO CAPTURED - ALSO THE RAISED FLOOR WILL GENERATE ELECTRICITY WHEN WALKED UPON 
 ALSO HEAT CAN BE RECOVERED FROM WASTE WATER - I ESTIMATE THE APARTMENT WILL BE ENERGY SELF SUFFICIENT GIVEN A LARGE ENOUGH FLYWHEEL  AND TENANT EXERCISING REGULARLY

SINCE THE APARTMENT IS PART RESTAURANT AND PART OFFICE, IT IS NECESSARY TO HAVE A PRIVATE SPACE TO RETREAT TO - SOT THERE IS AN OWNERS SUITE WITH QU EEN BED AND A PRIVATE LAVATORY  FOR PRIVATE STUFFE LIKE MEDICINES, WIGS, FALSE TEETH,ETC THAT IS NOBODY ELSE,S BUSINESS - BESIDES AFTER A GREAT NIGHTS PARTY ITS JUST NICE TO SLIP AWAY TO A NON CHAOTIC ENVIRONMENT.

BECAUSE OF SO MANY GUESTS, THERE IS A SEPARATE POWDER ROOM WITH WC AND LAV - THEN THER IS A HOT TUP TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE SUNKEN FLOOR AND OVERLOOKING THE LIGHT WELL WITH ITS OWN GREENHOUSES - ADJUSTABLE MIRRORS IN THE GREENHOUSE FOCUS ON THE SKY - THE HOT TU HAS A COVER THAT ALSO ACT AS THE FLOOR FO THE SHOWER STEEM ROOM AND HAS ITS OWN SEPARATE DRAIN - THE REAR WINDOW IS A WATERFALL THROUGH WHICH THE SKY AND GARDENS APPEAR 

A GUEST BED IS NESTL  ED OVER THE OFFICE WORKROOM WITH STEPS LEADING UP TO IT -THE OTHER GUEST BED IS THE COUCH WHICH IS ENCLOSED WITH TAMBOUR DOORS 

TO CAP THINGS OFF, THE SOUTH WALL OF THE SALON IS AN  AQUARIUM USING THE BRICK WALL AS A FEATURE

This title was originally HALLWAY UPGRADE which I've transferred to CONTEXT - BACKYARD MALL to make room for this entry which is a natural progression from my three other apartment designs, each of which stand alone as a work of architecture  = each emphasize particular parts of the program.
This entry is a derivative of OCTAGON but the changes were so profound that I am setting it up as a separate entry because subtle changes begat remarkable differences that transcended mere derivation - and take into account my study of other entries and comments by others on all and on my other ones - as well as learning more about the client and the use of the spaces.
So I'll be updating this one the most - there are some really interesting spatial happenings that I want to illustrate - maybe I'll even try Sketch-up!
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