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House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

From the architect. The House of Tousuien is located in a quiet residential area, and it is designed for a couple and 3 children. The three sides of this house are surrounded by other residence buildings, and the shape of the site forces the house to stay long and narrow.

© Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

Most exterior walls are thick and heavy, where windows are added to balance out the heavy look of the exterior. For the House of Tousuien, we used a thin and translucent material to replace the regular exterior walls, where natural light and be maximized in the interior space. 

© Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

In the House of Tousuien the client can fully experience change of the surrounding nature inside the house with a warm and bright space.

© Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota
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