House in Kyobate / Naoko Horibe

House in Kyobate / Naoko Horibe

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Nara, Japan
  • Architects:  Naoko Horibe
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011
  • Photographs Photographs:  Eiji Tomita

Text description provided by the architects. This home for a family with young children centers around a Japanese-style mezzanine with tatami flooring.

© Eiji Tomita
© Eiji Tomita

Extending out into the first floor living/dining/kitchen area, and with a view of both that room and the second floor childrenfs rooms, the mezzanine serves to link the various spaces within the home.

© Eiji Tomita
© Eiji Tomita

It also accents the buildingfs exterior, pushing out beyond the rest of the facade.

© Eiji Tomita
© Eiji Tomita

From the central mezzanine to the linked childrenfs rooms and the living/dining/kitchen area with its vertical void, this home offers a diversity of living spaces that come together to provide a fun and stimulating environment for the residents.

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Cite: "House in Kyobate / Naoko Horibe" 15 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/244033/house-in-kyobate-naoko-horibe> ISSN 0719-8884
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