House in Minami Boso / Kiyonobu Nakagame & Associates

Kiyonobu Nakagame & Associates designed a villa on the Boso Peninsula, east of Tokyo. Even though the residence is less that two hours from the city, the natural setting surrounding the home could not be any more different from the chaotic streets of the downtown Tokyo area. The secluded setting allows the home to take full advantage of the landscape and provide a great space for relaxation. The minimalistic design creates wide spacious areas to sit and become lost in the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean to the front, and magnificent views of the mountain ranges in the back. “Having these in our mind, we came up with the design concept to provide the one continuous wall folded in different directions setting up the various views,” explained the architects. This continuous wall does not create a bulky structure that is intrusive on the landscape, but rather, the folded wall creates an elegant residence that embraces the surroundings by making the users focus on the natural instead of the built.

More images of the home after the break.

As seen on Arch Tracker.

Project: House in minami Boso Architect: Kiyonobu Nakagame & Associates Location: Location: Minami-Boso, Chiba General Contractor: Yashiro-Komuten Photographs: K.Torimura

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Cite: Karen Cilento. "House in Minami Boso / Kiyonobu Nakagame & Associates " 24 Aug 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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