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PacificDazzle baton / Atelier KUU

  • 01:00 - 23 August, 2013
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
PacificDazzle baton / Atelier KUU
PacificDazzle baton / Atelier KUU, © Seiryo Yamada
© Seiryo Yamada

© Seiryo Yamada © Seiryo Yamada © Seiryo Yamada © Seiryo Yamada + 10

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tarumi Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
  • Design

    Nobuo Kumazawa, Yuuki Kunimatsu
  • Collaborator

    HARE / Harumi Oura
  • Lighting

    Light Style/Shiro Miki
  • Landscape

    Garden aube Arc.
  • Project Area

    0.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photography

    Seiryo Yamada

The idea of the company was to aim for the realization of a space that customers could enjoy and where they could feel relaxed. In order to meet these conditions, we mainly considered green areas and water.

© Seiryo Yamada
© Seiryo Yamada

The concept is "Shochu-sankyo," which are the words of the Japanese tea ceremony. These words are used to express that nature is felt despite this project being a residence in a city. These words imply the idea of enjoying a space out of the ordinary before daily life. I thought these words would become the basic concept of this space.

© Seiryo Yamada
© Seiryo Yamada

The design is simple to allow the user to participate in each function, as in a box. The ceiling height is 6m high.


I kept the idea to not decorate, expressing "Shochu-sankyo". The trees in boxes surround the entire space, and one can get the feeling of being in the shade of a tree while in the living room. Mosses preserved from the wall surface are located in places where a line of flows is expressed, and allow the user to be aware of green no matter where he or she is.

© Seiryo Yamada
© Seiryo Yamada

The main idea of this project is to design a comfortable and unconventional space.

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Cite: "PacificDazzle baton / Atelier KUU" [PacificDazzle baton / Atelier KUU] 23 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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