HouseK / Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

  • 10 Aug 2012
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Architects: Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects
Location: , Japan
Structure Engineer: Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio
Contractor: Sinei Ltd
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Kai Nakamura

Project Area: 161.47 sqm
Site Area: 165.13 sqm

It is a duplex house in quiet residential area.

© Kai Nakamura

The space is not divided by those families but is consisted of living space and its supporting space for both families all together. Those two different spaces are connected by corridor which gives an impression of outdoor space.

© Kai Nakamura

1.8m wide and 9m highwoodenspace by small beams and plywood necessarily make wall and floor for kitchen, bathroom and closet.

© Kai Nakamura

On the other hand, living space such as living room, dining room and bedroom are roughly collected in a concrete box. On the slender site, two families live and interacted by coming and going along the long corridor.

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