Table Hat / Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

  • 19 Aug 2012
  • Houses Selected Works
© Kai Nakamura

Architects: Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects
Location: , Japan
Structure Engineer: Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio
Producer: Uemura Design Studio
Lighting Designer: Izumi Okayasu Lighting Design
Contractor: Sensyu Ltd
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Kai Nakamura

Project Area: 49.51 sqm
Site Area: 341.19 sqm

This small cafe is built in the peaceful residential street of Odawara city.

© Kai Nakamura

If it looks up, there are some on which the air of various sizes is likely to collect.

On the scale as shown in a table, they stood in a row superficially and have floated, under them, tables, chairs, plants, and the kitchen are placed.

© Kai Nakamura

The air as the exterior enclosed by the foundation of concrete and the air of various sizes which collects on it as an inside are making a border of inside and outside in the place with a height of 1.8 m. How to make a border as air of such inside and outside is tried.

Cite: "Table Hat / Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects" 19 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 18 Sep 2014. <>


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    Nice house but is there anybody checking the text @ archdaily before publishing? This must be Google translate…outrageous.

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    That is Japanese reality. They beleive in technology, even at academic levels. Shame on architects and archdaily publishing these texts without even reading them.

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    What a great job, this café gives an impression that it could be easily reconverted into a domestic space.

    Also, more technical information would be appreciated.

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