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Diamond House / Masao Yahagi Architects

Diamond House / Masao Yahagi Architects

© Koichi Torimura© Koichi Torimura© Koichi Torimura© Koichi Torimura+ 13

Tatebayashi, Japan
  • Collaborators:Kenji Nawa
  • Site Area:260.29 m2
  • City:Tatebayashi
  • Country:Japan
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© Koichi Torimura
© Koichi Torimura

The music studio was requested in this house because the client is a well-known musician.The studio considers the acoustic quality by planning non-parallel walls (pentagon) of the reinforced concrete construction. 

© Koichi Torimura
© Koichi Torimura

Each wooden room was arranged in surroundings of the music studio. This has two effects. The first is to have life with a focus on the music, the other is soundproofing to the neighbor. Each room has courtyard that slightly connected with the outside.  As a result, all rooms face outside and obtain the daylight and breeze through the one of the courtyards. On the other hand, it protects privacy from the outside.

© Koichi Torimura
© Koichi Torimura

This house has a sort of elements such as the studio of reinforced concrete construction, each wooden room, courtyards, and rambling activity. Those elements are dramatizing of various life scenes.  

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Cite: "Diamond House / Masao Yahagi Architects" 04 Mar 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/336805/diamond-house-masao-yahagi-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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