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Case / Jun Igarashi Architects

  • 01:00 - 2 January, 2014
Case / Jun Igarashi Architects
Case / Jun Igarashi Architects, © Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

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  • Structural engineer

    Daisuke Hasegawa & Partners
  • Structure

    Timber frame
  • Construction firm

    Oooka Industry
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© Daici Ano
© Daici Ano


This house is located on the suburb of the city of Sapporo. The site is a typical suburban subdivision and height difference between the road is large. The footprint is determined by the building coverage and the wall retreat of the architectural law and the slope of the site approach.

© Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

I set the long corridor of entrance as a buffer zone (windbreak room) between the large heat load space. Because of the site area is small, to set the buffer space into the inside is difficult. So I spread the thoughts and invent the space of growing plant on Stainless Steel Wire around the house as the new type of buffer zone between outside and inside.

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Jarda Jůza · March 05, 2016

look at 5th and 6th picture - there are clearly visible hooks on the floor, so the railing will be fulled with a net. something like this:

Julio Jimenez · January 02, 2014

Beautiful design, clean, minimalistic lines all over. Too sad they will soon have a dead child in that household.


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