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Luminous House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

  • 01:00 - 16 February, 2012
Luminous House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Luminous House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates, Courtesy of  shinichi ogawa & associates
Courtesy of shinichi ogawa & associates

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Kagawa, Japan
  • Architect

    Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
  • Structural System

    Steel frame
  • Site Area

    485 sqm
  • Area

    144.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011

From the architect. The white house of one-story is located in a rural landscape. Its spatial composition is really simple, being closed toward the outside by 3 vertical surfaces and a horizontal plane, has a semitransparent wall and a tunnel as the entrance in the principal façade.

Courtesy of  shinichi ogawa & associates
Courtesy of shinichi ogawa & associates

Thanks to this glass wall, sunshine reaches into the rooms during the daytime, and the house changes to a luminous box in the darkness.

elevation
elevation

The interior is composed of the 2 type spaces. In the North side we arrange some small rooms such as walk-in-closet or utility room in a line. These closed rooms have ventilation openings.

floor plan
floor plan

In the South side, we connect lineally the main rooms with a wide courtyard. The unification of white color unifies the inside and out and makes the boundary indefinable. Particularly the LDK has good continuity with this white courtyard thanks to fully opening windows and using the same floor of porcelain tile. The white floor increase the sunlight taken in still more.

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SOFIA ZEA · April 17, 2012

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14oraitaliana · March 17, 2012

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Amelia Cazorla · March 01, 2012

Pura geometría en esta casa con aires minimalistas ¡very zen! #arquitectura http://t.co/d6UE09K3

St. Clair · March 01, 2012

i wouldn't live there even if it were free. that space with no natural light at all makes me sad. i can't imagine how boring it is to live in there.

Ivan Cotado Design · February 27, 2012

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Dan Ball · February 21, 2012

A beautiful luminous house in Kagawa, Japan http://t.co/doYyrzfk #beautiful #futuristic #achitecture

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Stuart Thompson · February 19, 2012

Luminous House Japan, so simple yet effective, I want one! http://t.co/RsTL2Wc7 #architecture via@archdaily

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Fulden Ayhan · February 18, 2012

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Doug C. · February 17, 2012

I'm very disappointed that they have a color TV. Why ruin the theme? Keep that monochrome going.
A very well realized project that looks impeccable in execution. I would live there in a second.

J · February 17, 2012 10:20 PM

Execution seems perfect. Great attention to details. Perfectly architectural. Look like a house for the architect itself.

Eduardo Simó · February 17, 2012

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Timo · February 17, 2012

Beautiful on paper. Beautiful in pictures. Horrible to live in. "J" said it perfectly, "house for a ghost".

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Paul J Schaefer · February 17, 2012

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J · February 17, 2012

house for a ghost

J · February 17, 2012

isn't that sur-minimalism

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