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House at Komazawa / Atelier HAKO Architects

House at Komazawa / Atelier HAKO Architects

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Houses  · 
Setagaya, Japan
  • architects Authors of this architecture project Atelier HAKO Architects
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project text, Yukinobu Nanashima, Tomomi Sano ,
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    31.92 sqm
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2010
© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts
© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts

Text description provided by the architects. The site is located on a town in which single-family houses and apartments mixed, and is hard to forecast the state of environment in the future. Shape of the house is determined according to the height limit of the Building Standards Law.

© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts
© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts

Internal areas for two generations that have the different ceiling heights are stacked vertically, while sharing the entrance and bath area. In order to be able to live comfortably without being affected by the changes in the future in the surrounding environment, main openings are set up around stairs as buffer zone between exterior and living area.

© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts
© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts

In addition, on the upper floor living area, horizontal panorama windows offer equal brightness throughout the room over the future in spite of the size that is made consideration of privacy, and offer interesting fragmented view of the surrounding environment.

Upper Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan

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Cite: "House at Komazawa / Atelier HAKO Architects " 15 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/448134/house-at-komazawa-atelier-hako-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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