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  7. Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects

Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects

  • 01:00 - 12 May, 2013
Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects
Courtesy of Yasutaka Yoshimura
Courtesy of Yasutaka Yoshimura
  • Architects

  • Location

    Kyonan, Awa District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Structural Engineer

    ASA/Akira Suzuki
  • General Contractor

    Ajiro Koumuten
  • Area

    149.85 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012

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Text description provided by the architects. This private training center is located southwest coast of the Boso Peninsula. 2 capsule-hotel type buildings and 3 tatami-style buildings; the total of 5 cottages are positioned with various angles of axis.

Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects, Courtesy of Yasutaka Yoshimura
Courtesy of Yasutaka Yoshimura

The client requested guest units that had the possibility of future relocation and addition. While clearing these requirements and in order to ensure the necessary dimension for the bedroom spaces with economy, we utilized a wooden structural frame on a standard freight-truck of adequate dimensions.

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Courtesy of Yasutaka Yoshimura

All the rooms have a view of the Tokyo Bay, each one becoming a space like a ship's cabin.

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Cite: "Hostel in Kyonan / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects" 12 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/370637/hostel-in-kyonan-yasutaka-yoshimura-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884