Architect: Key Operation Inc / Architects
Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo
Lead Architect: Akira Koyama
Structural Engineer: Azusagawa Sekkei
Construction: Tokyo Gumi
Project Area: 74.92 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Tokyo gumi, KOP
While we have featured dozens of small residences and minimalistic projects on AD, these studio apartments by Tokyo-based firm AAT+Makoto Yokomizo Architects are confined within an exceptionally limited area and designed in an exceptionally minimalistic fashion. Sharing a motorcycle garage on the ground level, the transparent residences float above the street and put each unit’s activity on display.
More about the residences after the break.