Lattice / APOLLO Architects & Associates

Lattice / APOLLO Architects & Associates

© Masao Nishikawa© Masao Nishikawa© Masao Nishikawa© Masao Nishikawa+ 34

Tokyo, Japan
  • Architects: APOLLO Architects & Associates
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  101
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013
  • Photographs photographs:  Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa

Text description provided by the architects. The site is located in a highly populated residential area in eastern Tokyo. The facade of the house for single residents is entirely covered with wooden louvers. In order to ensure a piloti style garage to park a large-sized car in the long and narrow lot, an RC thin rigid frame was employed.

© Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa

The front and back spaces are loosely connected by the see-through stairs that are located at the center. The upper floor has a stereoscopic composition via a split level with an open ceiling. Sunlight showers down from the penthouse and fills the enclosed small area, and casts deep shadows in the brutal space.

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Cite: "Lattice / APOLLO Architects & Associates" 02 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/396500/lattice-apollo-architects-and-associates> ISSN 0719-8884
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