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Horizon Roof House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

  • 01:00 - 20 February, 2012
Horizon Roof House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Horizon Roof House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates, Courtesy of  shinichi ogawa & associates
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From the architect. In the old town, being surrounded by Japanese style houses, this one storey house, made of reinforced concrete displays a strong horizontality, with a clear composition of a long low lying horizontal roof, with vertical supporting walls.

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

The interior is composed of 2 types of spaces: the small closed rooms line the North side, while the main spaces are placed to the South, opening to the long courtyard. A semitransparent wall of glass separates the courtyard from the street; bringing in light while masking views in from passers by. A homogeneous, floor surface is carried throughout the house, giving a feeling of continuation and uniting the spaces both inside and out.

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Carefully designed details, such as a custom made glass TV wall, an outdoor counter to prepare fishes, walk in closet and bespoke kitchen, provide a simple yet convenient residential space.

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