Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects

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Architects: Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects
Location: Kyonan, Chiba,
Structural Engineer: ASA/Akira Suzuki
General Contractor: Ajiro Koumuten
Area: 149.85 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Yasutaka Yoshimura

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This private training center is located southwest coast of the Boso Peninsula. 2 capsule-hotel type buildings and 3 tatami-style buildings; the total of 5 cottages are positioned with various angles of axis.

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The client requested guest units that had the possibility of future relocation and addition. While clearing these requirements and in order to ensure the necessary dimension for the bedroom spaces with economy, we utilized a wooden structural frame on a standard freight-truck of adequate dimensions.

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All the rooms have a view of the Tokyo Bay, each one becoming a space like a ship’s cabin.

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Cite: "Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects" 12 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Sep 2014. <>


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