House in Konan / Coo Planning

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Architects: Coo Planning
Location: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Architect In Charge: Akiyoshi Nakao
Area: 75 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Yuko Tada , Coo Planning

House in Hamadera / Coo Planning

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Architects: Coo Planning / Akiyoshi Nakao
Location: Osaka, Sakai, Japan
Site Area: 123.62 sqm
Project Area: 98 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Coo Planning

House in Hamadera / Coo Planning

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of Coo Planning designed an apartment for four in Osaka Prefecture Sakai City.  The cilents expressed the need for booksheleves to fit their expansive book collection. Quite different from a traditional house interior, this building is clad in from floor to ceiling to try and provide a “warm, lofty feeling.”

More images after the break.