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House in Kikuicho / Studio NOA

  • 01:00 - 31 July, 2011
House in Kikuicho / Studio NOA
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Architects

    STUDIO・NOA Architect & Associates
  • Area

    55.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011

From the architect. An exterior wall has an obvious yet important role, separating the inside from the outside. In many wooden structures, exterior walls are divided into many layers, each with various purposes. The outer layer is made to protect against weather, dirt and fire, while inner layers need fireproofing as well as aesthetic attributes. As a result, the total thickness can be 20 cm thick.

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For this project we developed and added one more layer to it. Raised from the face of the unit, the translucent cladding softens incoming light and blurs the visibility of both passerby's and inhabitants. The milky surface extends over the windows to obstruct the view of neighboring structures and street-level traffic, while other less-compromised views and openings remain exposed.

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majchers · September 24, 2012

Great little house. Very good front and most of the interior (some details there need more study I guess). And way too much of white as for my liking. Overall - great project. Congratz.

Lars van der Werf · December 12, 2011

Nog zo&#39n huis: http://t.co/Qecv6bg1 Ik zou best in zo&#39n Japanse stadswoning kunnen wonen.

Dan Salomon · August 03, 2011

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Mara Popan · August 01, 2011

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Julia Clavell · August 01, 2011

Ésto no es pequeño en Japón, donde los terrenos tienen un ancho promedio de 3m (Argentina 8.66) http://t.co/D56eqIV Ponjas bonsai amor.

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