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  7. Naya / aoydesign

Refurbishment in Architecture

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Naya / aoydesign

  • 01:00 - 12 July, 2013
Naya / aoydesign
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  • Architects

  • Location

  • Architect in Charge

    Shigeo Aoyama, Yukiko Sumitani
  • Contractor

    Nishimoto Builder
  • Structural Design

    Masaki Structural laboratory
  • Area

    99.0 sqm
  • Project Year

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Text description provided by the architects. The barn is located in the plain in Saitama Prefecture ,Japan. Under the large roof, the building is consisted of three functions; one is the entrance gate, another is the crop warehouse, and the other is flexible open space for parking and working.

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The big roof slanted one-way toward the road is aimed not only at redeucing the façade volume for passersby but also at using the inside effectively as loft space. The angled wall in the middle is designed for vehicles to turn easily. Thejointer line preventing form mortar cracks is also designed as patterns making the large flat-faced building more expressive.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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