Broken Pitched Roof House / NKS Architects

  • 15 Dec 2012
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Architects: NKS Architects
Location: Nakatsu, Oita,
Architect In Charge: Noriko + Kaoru Suehiro
Structure: RC+S, 1 story
Area: 211.27 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of NKS Architects

Courtesy of NKS Architects

The five courtyards articulate the flat continuous space of the house. The continuous concrete ceiling perforated by many square skylights erases the border between outside and inside.

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  • Robert Bierma

    The curve of the roof in very beautiful, but what an energy hog this building must be with a concrete roof. There had to have been better options then that.