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Signal Barn / Jun Igarashi Architects

Signal Barn / Jun Igarashi Architects

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Barn  · 
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Jun Igarashi Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2009

Text description provided by the architects. Located in Kamifurano, Hokkaido, this lot is occupied by Farm Tomita, a famous sightseeing spot. Without any landmark at the entrance to the farm, the large line of people, cars, and buses caused a certain amount of confusion. Thus, there was a need for a signal or gate at the main entrance. I began by researching a variety of thing like the state of the line and the existing facilities.

Courtesy of Jun Igarashi Architects
Courtesy of Jun Igarashi Architects

The results and the issue of visibility prompted me to create a volume using various sizes of house forms. Although they had a special application as a signal, by erecting the forms there, I attempted to create a new comfortable place that would serve as a trigger on the site.

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Address: Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

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Cite: "Signal Barn / Jun Igarashi Architects" 18 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/150882/signal-barn-jun-igarashi-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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