Higashifuchuu Apartments / Mejiro Studio

  • 15 Nov 2012
  • Featured Housing Selected Works
© Koichi Torimura

Architects: Mejiro Studio
Location: Fuchuu-shi, Tokyo,
Design Team: Daisuke Furusawa, Kanenobu Baba, Yasutaka Kurokawa
Structural Engineer: Structural Design Office
Contractor: Okuda Kensetsu
Total Floor Area: 499.50 sqm
Area: 403.75 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Koichi Torimura

© Koichi Torimura

It is nine apartment complexes in the suburbs. We try to find its independent appearance in such vague scenery peculiar to the suburbs. The building is planned at an angle of 45 degrees to surrounding and the surface of the building is uneven.

© Koichi Torimura

It prevents eyes from the neighborhood and secures the length of the bearing walls. Also, void space and interior space exists alternatively in a house and it makes the space look wider.

© Koichi Torimura

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