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House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio

  • 01:00 - 9 January, 2014
House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio
House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio, © 45g Photography
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  • Structural Engineer

    Toyohito Shibamura Structure Design, Takashi Manda, Mitsuru Kobayashi
  • General contractor

    Niitsugumi
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From the architect. Located on a sloping mountain ridge at the foot of the Yatsugatake Mountains, this house was designed on a piece of land that offers spectacular views that are rarely known. 

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

Seeking for the best in picturesque scenery, the client took up residence in Tateshina , and spent many years searching for the ideal site for building his house.

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Inevitably, the main aim of this project is to meet the client's expectations to incorporate these stunning views in to the design.  When I visited the site, my first impression was that this untapped and expansive nature must be embraced into the interior to the greatest extent possible.

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I decided to arrange the house in such that this horizontal expanded scenery must  be maximized. In order to realize this design, I introduced mega structures column enabling half of the house to extend into the air.

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To support this large overhanging floor, 2 diagonal bracing steel cylinders, each 300 mm in diameter is introduced. With this, the house is floats in to the midst of a glorious natural surroundings. With this overhanging structure, the breeze of the mountain plateau flow through the interior, makes you coexistent with nature.

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When you are invited to the entranceway, after passing through the restrained space of the hallway, and as you enter in to this dramatic space, magnificent and impressive scenery spreads out before your eyes.

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Living / dining / kitchen area, the majestic panoramic view extends on all three sides is something you can't find anywhere else, but here in this space. And the scenery is all to your own. This space is an extravagant experience that only those who have given a privilege to be invited can truly enjoy.

Section
Section

Other rooms are planed to offer differing views of the mountains, enabling a variety of views from each of the rooms. The high ceilings and wide wood deck and eaves enable a space steeped in the overwhelming presence of the panoramic views of the area. The feeling is so intense that it is almost as if you are living on a cloud.

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The various components have been elevated through careful attention to detailing, and the refinement of the structure gives a sense of tension and unity to the space and adequate materials, achieving the proper balance between a dominance over and a harmony with the surrounding natural environment. 

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The character and humility of this dwelling, constructed without compromising the vision of the architect, expresses a dignified reverence for the scenery surrounding it.

Elevations
Elevations


Cite: "House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio" 09 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/464560/house-in-yatsugatake-kidosaki-architects-studio/>
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7 Comments

Jp Sejean · February 07, 2016

i would like to know what is the use of the space under the main platform ? as to reply to water reservoir , i had the same question , then i realized that in some countries the water flaws with good pressure all the time 24 h / day 12 month per year ...
I love this structure , i think one day i shall build a similar house in Lebanon ....but i shall need to have a reservoir hidden somewhere ???

Water Reservoir · February 06, 2016

Where is the water reservoir in this house?

Guest · November 07, 2014

Any program happening in the substructure? I notice a window or vent but no interior access to the space below the main level

Yousry El Tarzi · November 07, 2014

respect to the construction engineer

greg · January 25, 2014

tu vas aimer

Tsukiyo · January 14, 2014

Amazing View

SONY · January 09, 2014

Cool !

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