Lattice / APOLLO Architects & Associates

  • 02 Jul 2013
  • Houses Selected Works
© Masao Nishikawa

Architects: APOLLO Architects & Associates
Location: , Japan
Structural Engineer: Kenta Masaki
Mechanical Engineer: Zenei Shimada
Area: 101.44 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Masao Nishikawa

© Masao Nishikawa

The site is located in a highly populated residential area in eastern Tokyo. The facade of the house for single residents is entirely covered with wooden louvers. In order to ensure a piloti style garage to park a large-sized car in the long and narrow lot, an RC thin rigid frame was employed.

© Masao Nishikawa

The front and back spaces are loosely connected by the see-through stairs that are located at the center. The upper floor has a stereoscopic composition via a split level with an open ceiling. Sunlight showers down from the penthouse and fills the enclosed small area, and casts deep shadows in the brutal space.

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