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House in Ohno / Airhouse Design Office

  • 01:00 - 14 September, 2014
House in Ohno / Airhouse Design Office
House in Ohno / Airhouse Design Office, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano +40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Japan, 〒510-0089 Mie, Yokkaichi, Motomachi, 9−14 OHNO
  • Architect in Charge

    Keiichi Kiriyama
  • Area

    128.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

From the architect. A piece of land in a Japanese persimmon (kaki) orchard was offered as the project area for a residential house. As the client wanted wide open spaces with high ceilings, a structure composed of a large roof set on top of seven thick columns was used.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

To secure copious glass windows, private areas are located inside the columns while intervals between columns are designated as living, dining and kitchen spaces. With this composition, only the sky and the kaki orchard are visible from the inside, giving the area an open feeling while the kaki trees provide a sense of privacy from the outside world, all of which makes for a relaxed atmosphere in the interior areas.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

As the landscape transforms with the changing of the kaki seasons, a generous living space is produced in the house nestled among the kaki trees.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano
Cite: "House in Ohno / Airhouse Design Office" 14 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/546088/house-in-ohno-airhouse-design-office/>
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