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Residence in Hozumidai / Matsunami Mitsutomo

  • 01:00 - 16 June, 2010
Residence in Hozumidai / Matsunami Mitsutomo
Residence in Hozumidai / Matsunami Mitsutomo

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Hozumidai, Ibaraki-shi, Osaka, Japan
  • Architec

    Matsunami Mitsutomo
  • Construction Area(One of four buildings)

  • Total Floor Area(One of four buildings)

  • Area

    0.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. This is a mass-produced type ready-built house often developed on a large scale, and as such, has the advantage of producing entire housing of rows.In many cases, as the appearance is coordinated at the designation of the owner, rows of houses that do not necessity match esthetically are created.

In order to overcome this 4 units are created together at Hozumidai to appear as one building by design, carrying out a strong message to the town. Price competitiveness was maintained by cost effective production of the facade design.

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gökçe arslan · December 05, 2010

@hakankalgidim yaa bence sende hakk?yzb?lcgn bir proje ypml?s?n

Robin Gringhuis .com · October 23, 2010

Geniale gevel; "352="

Paolo Américo · August 18, 2010

Dizia eu, que a aritmética...

Fe Abreu · July 07, 2010

@: "Residence in Hozumidai / Matsunami Mitsutomo | ArchDaily"( )

C.P.T.L. · June 21, 2010

Curious and arty. But curious design is only functional and considerate when the interest of residents is held higher than appearance.

Buildings are supposed to serve the occupants, not conform to an eye-catching design or remarkable appearance.

In the interest of appearance, the residents of this block must the live out the designer's inconsideration for the life of the buildings.

The left and top-floor right are relatively private balconies. Those in the middle top and bottom left have an inherent ever-present chance of communal intrusion hovering around every step outdoors.

Overheard conversation, the necessity to cut short a conversation, unwanted or untimely familiarity:

Why, when it did not have to be?

kikuchi hiroshi · June 20, 2010

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o0 · June 19, 2010

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wichet · June 19, 2010

Using a very robust area

Michael Baugus · June 18, 2010

Is the facade the address?? Residence in Hozumidai / Matsunami Mitsutomo | ArchDaily

Bruno Bianchini · June 18, 2010

Residence in Hozumidai / Matsunami Mitsutomo #curtiaidéia

william fong · June 18, 2010

Practising architecture = building things that architecture schools would probably fail you for. sweet vengeance.

Desenha · June 18, 2010

RT @AKEO_Brasil: Um prédio que forma números com a sua arquitetura

Dee Vieira · June 18, 2010

Muito legal! RT @arqrafamoreira: TOMARA QUE SEJA O NÚMERO DA RUA! RS Um prédio que forma números com a sua arquitetura

Nicholas Patten · June 18, 2010

Residence in Hozumidai.

Rafael Moreira · June 18, 2010

TOMARA QUE SEJA O NÚMERO DA RUA! RS Um prédio que forma números com a sua arquitetura

Akeo · June 18, 2010

Um prédio que forma números com a sua arquitetura

Theadore Bunion · June 17, 2010

Here! D'ya ever notice how Japanese people have slit eyes?.... Almost like they're planning something.

Kish Roslan · June 21, 2010 06:15 AM

thats why theyre smart

Jeremy · June 17, 2010

That's great.

im · June 17, 2010

Is Venturi coming back?

Matt · June 17, 2010

Because that way you don't s*&t where you shower.

mactire · June 17, 2010

Can't remember the exact significance, but I know it's related to the higher than average number of washbasins, that and the concept of depositing outdoor shoes at the door.

ozmoto · June 17, 2010

Japanese never have the toilet in the bathroom... does anyone know the significance ?

Ke · June 18, 2010 02:25 AM

Because if you seperate the tolit, the sink and the tub, you can have 3 person use these 3 pieces at the same time, it is much more efficient. Just imagine how painful you have to wait for using the toliet while your roommate is taking a buble bath...

Ke · June 17, 2010

I really love those Japanese architects, they really did a good job of dealing such a limited situation.

The facade is really impressive, smart and low-cost.

Benjamin · June 17, 2010

352E... Any significance??

Carlos Ferreira · June 17, 2010 10:15 AM

I thought it was the address. That would have been clever.

Chrys · June 17, 2010

las fachadas fueron propositales puestas en ese orden.?! porque asi pare, hasta forman un numero, en realidad cuando le heché un rápido vistazo, hasta pensé que fuese ese el propósito, hasta ver que eran 4 casas diferente y las fachadas disenhadas de acuerdo a las necesidades del cliente. Pues bien, la composición de las fachadas no me desagradan en realidad, aunque la cuarta dejó a desear, es muy convencional. Pero en fin, como dije, la composición en si no me desagrada, me parecen buenas las elecciones para el uso de contraste de materiales, tanto por el color como por el tipo, para ser residencias, creo que están aprovadas, mantienen un lenguaje moderno y hasta diria minimalista si no fuese por el pasamano de las terrazas, lineas rectas, formas puras, de facil lectura. Una buena arquitectura en su todo.


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