La Riorja, Spain
The process of making and storing wine requires unceasing extreme carefulness to sustain the quality of the wine. I am extremely impressed by the continuous efforts which is put in. Thus, the design of the winery aims to honor these efforts by continuously arising visitor’s curiosity, to listen, to smell, to wonder, to inquire, to look for what is around in the winery. At the same time, harmoniously integrating materials, and reducing the energy consumption.
A series of sections show how certain space is designed to keep visitors curious through curved circulation, change of material, scale, light and shadow, and even the smell of the wine.
Sketches and models explore ways how the winery can blend into the landscape, while revealing cracks of indications of its presence.
Series of curved ramps connect different programs and the designed spots illustrated in the sections above.
The diagram shows the amount of work needed in certain space throughout the year, and the ideal temperature and humidity for each space. The temperature and humidity control is crucial for storage space, ideally around 13℃ and 75% humidity throughout the year.
Using various software, including DIVA, Ladybug for Grasshopper and Climate Consultant, I am able to simulate the energy consumption in different thermal conditions. The tests were done for the storage room. The variables include light intensity, infiltration rate, wall thickness, insulation, green roof and different types of window glasses.
Another sets of simulations are done to evaluate the daylight effect in the storage room. There are slits of skylights lighting the ramps. The simulations, run by DIVA for Rhino, allow me to see how well lit the space is by the skylight with different material reflectance.