House of Kashiba / Horibe Naoko Architect Office

  • 01:00 - 25 August, 2011
House of Kashiba / Horibe Naoko Architect Office, © Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino

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From the architect. The clients for this project requested a bath from which they could gaze out on a courtyard. We planted a symbol tree in the courtyard and designed the bathroom to look out over it.

© Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino

The courtyard brings light and breezes into the bathroom and kitchen/living/dining room while maintaining privacy for those inside.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

The exterior is a black box with square windows on the southern side. The windows provide an accent to the facade while also smoothly linking the exterior and interior of the house.

© Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino
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