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House in Sanno / Studio NOA

  • 00:00 - 22 August, 2011
House in Sanno / Studio NOA
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  • Architects

    STUDIO・NOA Architect & Associates
  • Location

  • Area

    38.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2008

Text description provided by the architects. Just in front of the entrance is a large main hall featuring a 6 meter-high ceiling, with bookshelves built into one of the walls. This large central space serves as a shared common space. It contains a stairwell leading to and connected with the other rooms. 

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This relatively large void gives the residence a sense of spatial continuity as well as openness from the slightly small individual rooms in the house.

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There is a loft space that can serve as a future children’s room just above the entrance. It is currently being used by the husband as a reading area to indulge his love of books. An underground mezzanine space leading down from the main hall serves as a bedroom with ample natural light and ventilation. 

Plans
Plans

The area leading up from the main hall serves as a compact kitchen and dining area equipped with a food preparation area, storage units for tableware and crockery, dishwasher, rice cooker, microwave oven and garbage bins.

Just above this kitchen-dining area, with its low ceiling due to legal height restrictions, is a wash basin and bathroom with skylight overhead. From the balcony, the view of the starry night sky  provides the couple with welcomed relief from a day of hard work.

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Cite: "House in Sanno / Studio NOA" 22 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/161272/house-in-sanno-studio-noa/> ISSN 0719-8884
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