House in Shimomaruko / atelier HAKO architects

House in Shimomaruko / atelier HAKO architects
Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects
Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects
Ota, Japan
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  63 Area:  63
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012 Year:  2012
  • Photographs Photographs:  Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects

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Text description provided by the architects. The narrow site is located facing the small alley that people only go through almost.

Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects
Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects

Internal areas that have the different ceiling heights are stacked vertically, and are linked by spiral stair directly.

Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects
Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects

In order to be able to live comfortably among the limited site area, we tried to create fluidity of the internal space by providing void in horizontal and vertical direction around the stair, and by providing openings in many directions.

Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects
Courtesy of atelier HAKO architects

Facade formed by lines of the roof, eave, railings, eaves ceiling and wall made in different angles is designed to look different shapes in response to pedestrian's position.

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Cite: "House in Shimomaruko / atelier HAKO architects" 09 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/435963/house-in-shimomaruko-atelier-hako-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
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