“坐月子”是东方社会的习俗，孕妇在懐胎十月，新生命诞生后，需一个月充分休息调养；进入现代社会, 相关专业机构-“产后护理家”因应而生，让孕妇在产后在此可获得专业妥善照顾；新生儿也可在此得到呵护! 品牌名称“元气御守”的由来：以御守与襁褓结合，代表对新生儿的呵护；以鲜明黄色代表朝气与阳光，如新生儿的元气！
Month-long postpartum care is a time-honored and uniquely Chinese tradition. After months of pregnancy and childbirth, the new mothers need one month to fully recuperate with special diet as according to the teachings of traditional Chinese medicine. In modern society, there is a growth of postpartum care centers catering to this need, allowing new mothers and their babies to receive expert care. The meaning of the brand name “Genki Omamori” is the protection of the pure spirit, signifying the care of the infant. The bright yellow color represents the vibrancy of the sunshine, similar to the vigor of the new born life.
基地环境 | Site Analysis
The site is located in central Taipei, with a narrow street facade and elongated depth. Conforming to the particular shape, the building is tall and narrow with 13 stories. To maximize the efficiency of the horizontal movement flow, elevator well and stair case are placed in he center of the floor plan. Whereas the vertical movement efficiency is enhanced by placing the Newborn Care Area in the mid-section floors of the building, connected by a dedicated elevator exclusively servicing these floors. As the breathing room of the building, green foliage can be found at the entrance’s living wall, patios at every floor, and side windows.
▼入口形象区-车库，Entrance Image Area – garage
入口形象区 | Entrance Image Area
以整面自然的绿色植生墙的清新朝气代表着“元气”的意涵。以双手呵护（新生儿 newborn）的手势，如同“御守”象征的守护。以绿色和呵护的手势造型诠释“元气御守”的品牌名称，仿佛在清新朝气而自然的环境里， 给予新生儿和孕妇满满的呵护！
A living wall completely covered by plants represents the the “Genki”, the vitality. The gesture of hands gently holding conveys “Omamori”, protection. Using the color green and the gesture design to interpret “Genki Omamori” represents the care provided for the new mothers and newborns in a clean, healthy, and natural environment.
▼访客接待区，reception seating area
▼访客接待区，reception seating area
▼入住办理区，check in area
宝宝呵护区 | Newborn Care Area
The area is divided into 2 distinctive areas according to intended functions. The first is for evaluation and observation of the babies as part of the checking in process. The second is the sleeping section for babies, each with his or her own crib for dedicated care by trained special nurses.
The space is expressed through the the pure white space, as the highest standard for a clean and pure environment. Using the various floor colors to identify different areas, the brand color of yellow to outline the space, and the abstract image derived from the hand gestures on the ceiling, the ambiance exudes unlimited care for the new life.
▼宝宝呵护区， Newborn Care Area
意念转化 | Idea Conversion
宝宝呵护区 : 专属娃娃车与车位，与中岛呵护区，透过医护人员的照顾形成连结。
The umbilical cord is the essential connection, transferring all the necessary nutrients from the mother through the placenta to the fetus. Hence, the “the umbilical connection” is the inspiration of the theme of Genki House, representing the service and care it provides to both the new borns and the mothers.
Newborn Care Area: Baby strollers in the exclusive parking area are connected to the center island care area by the care provided by the nursing staff.
Newborn Care Area/Mother Recuperation Area: Babies are transported through the exclusive elevator while mothers can still connected through surveillance camera. Bridging the milk preparation center island and headboard, the extension of line creates the connection of various symbols of Genki House.
▼宝宝呵护区（评估观察）， Newborn Care Area (observation and examination area)
▼宝宝通过专属电梯移动，babies are transported through the exclusive elevator while mothers can still connected through surveillance camera
妈妈休养区 | Mother Recuperation Area
▼妈妈休养区，Mother Recuperation Area
Space adjacent to windows and patios is specifically designated as mother recuperation area. The focus of the room is the oval island that functions as hand sink and milk preparation area. The stone material is extended from the island in a line to the headboard or the sitting area, channels the image of the connection between mother and baby through the umbilical cord. The elliptical design of the ceiling mirrors the soft line of the space while the arc of the wall behind the headboard is treated with a pastel algae plaster to give a different texture. The greenery seeping in through the balcony completes the perspective horizon, providing a relaxing and rejuvenating environment.
▼结合泡奶功能的中岛，the oval island that functions as hand sink and milk preparation area
▼从中岛望向卧室，view to the bedroom from the central island
▼室内细部，interior detailed view
Let the mom and her baby embark on their first trip together here!
▼入口形象区平面图，plan – Entrance Image Area
▼宝宝呵护区平面图，Newborn Care Area
▼妈妈修养区平面图，plan – Mother Recuperation Area
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空间面积: B1F-13F 总计2450 米平方