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ISM House / I.R.A

ISM House / I.R.A
© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Architects: International Royal Architecture Location: Chiba, Japan Design Team: Akinori Kasegai, Daisuke Tsunakawa, Seo Jung Hwan, Kim Jino Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Nobuaki Nakagawa

© Nobuaki Nakagawa © Nobuaki Nakagawa © Nobuaki Nakagawa © Nobuaki Nakagawa + 23

Collaborators: Hideyuki Hagiuda

A site is Isumi,Chiba, Japan.

It is the area developed on a large scale as resort property of a bubble period near by from the sea.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Most of other sites are untouched and the owner of land and right relocation of a site boundary or a road are not certain.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

This cottage for a client who likes fishing stands to a site like a vast weeds place.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Neither the sea nor a mountain nor beautiful green can necessarily be seen from here. The impressive house that has the form of the white arrow was built to the site without an important context.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

The form which is not recklessly opened outside to a large site, but is opened inside considered that we were suitable. For example, the inner terrace and the deep terrace under the eaves which penetrate the center of a building.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

The roof is constituted by the stress skin panel structure which consists of assorted wood.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

The attic space of a non-pillar which came floating has connected the domain gently while it reflects the indirect light from bihind the eaves fantastically and fills each divided room with light.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

The whole building is wrapped according to the FRP waterproofing which is easy to carry out a maintenance and has the antirust effect.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

The performance of the building built in a strong damage from salt water in the air.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

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Cite: Javier Gaete. "ISM House / I.R.A" 30 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/266222/ism-house-i-r-a/> ISSN 0719-8884
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