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House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura

  • 01:00 - 5 June, 2009
House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura
House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura

House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Shiga Prefecture, Japan
  • Architects

    FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects
  • Client

    Private
  • Area

    15024.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2008

From the architect. This project was requested from a 30-something couple. The client desired an open and varied space. The lot is located at a part of subdivision lots where idyllic scenery still remains. The east side of the lot faces a hilly area.

The plan has been designed to incorporate the scenery as well as to protect privacy from neighborhood, resulting in the composition of being connected with the outward world while closed inward at the same time.

The “diffused space”, which is neither single nor too much divided, provides to the owner a variety of living spaces produced with the views clipped from landscapes, introduced lights, and flexible spaces.

Cite: "House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura" 05 Jun 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/19979/house-of-diffusion-form-kouichi-kimura/>
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Gangster88 · October 23, 2009

Disguised as a mild-mannered literary activist, Charles Flowers strikes again! ,

Howard Grimsdale · October 23, 2009 01:11 PM

... not.

I'd suggest you get a life - but I see you already have. But a man can't live on ego alone.

You miss the point... it's on that much earlier boat.

HowardG · June 26, 2009

Actually it's not zen-like at all. Japanese minimalist yes, highly refined, definitely! Thehosue is Japanese cultural distillation.

Zen is an extension of the Tibetan Mahayana buddhist traditions, extenuated in China then transferred to Japan. Check this reference here.

This building is typical of Japanses refinement, restraint and unobtrusion. If you are alluding to the buddhist belief in harmony then there are parallels.

It is a beautiful house. As a buddhist I would enjoy its peacefulness but not on a corner - even with (white?) bollards.

ArtGONG · June 08, 2009

Really awesome?

2MACoff · June 07, 2009

???????????? ????? ??????...

MJ · June 06, 2009

what's the elevator for?

thomas foral · June 06, 2009

fehér japán ház :-) http://tinyurl.com/r9phpl

Daniel Con · June 06, 2009

Windows! I actually like this Kimura house. A difficult site to say the least

Pete Olsen · June 06, 2009

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Design Metafeed · June 06, 2009

#architecture House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura:
© Takumi Ota Architects: FORM/Kouichi Ki.. http://bit.ly/TvdVx

J Farrelli · June 06, 2009

Loos's wet dream.

viniruski · June 05, 2009

I'd install some fat bollards on that corner, just in case someone smashes their toyota into the house.

ted · July 28, 2009 12:37 PM

so sad you did that....was just planning to smash sth onto it...

thomas foral · June 05, 2009

@francamigo House of Diffusion / FORM | Kouichi Kimura http://bit.ly/5RGD9 (via @archdaily) - na ezt találtam!

Lucas Gray · June 05, 2009

Japanese design is so Zen! Nice clean minimal house. I would feel terrible to make a mess cooking or leave a book or magazine out if I lived there though.

Ivan Costa · June 05, 2009

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