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N-HOUSE / D.I.G Architects

  • 01:00 - 21 October, 2013
N-HOUSE / D.I.G Architects
N-HOUSE / D.I.G Architects , Courtesy of D.I.G Architects
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Kasugai, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Akinori Yohimura, Maki Yohimura
  • Structural design

    Akira Suzuki/ASA
  • Constructor

    Shigeo Matsumoto/HACOYA
  • Area

    94.5 sqm
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Text description provided by the architects. A single family house built in a suburb of Nagoya.The house is composed of linearly arranged 3 rectangular boxes and 2 portal frame squares. Each unit has a different width, length and height, which provide various spaces for different activities and gaps for colorful lighting from outside.

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2 portal frame squares are almost 4m high and 6m long spanned wooden frames. We chosencomposite beam composite of 24mm engineering plywood and timber beams. The beams are put not in a transverse direction, which is a normal method, but in a longitudinal direction, to make the frame much thinner than usual.

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Cite: "N-HOUSE / D.I.G Architects " 21 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/439583/n-house-d-i-g-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884