House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office

House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office

House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - Sofa, Table, WindowsHouse in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - Windows, LightingHouse in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - ChairHouse in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - Windows+ 23

Hiroshima, Japan
House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - Sofa, Table
© Takumi Ota

Text description provided by the architects. The House of Tousuien is located in a quiet residential area, and it is designed for a couple and 3 children. The three sides of this house are surrounded by other residence buildings, and the shape of the site forces the house to stay long and narrow.

House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - Table, Countertop, Chair, Kitchen, Beam
© Takumi Ota

Most exterior walls are thick and heavy, where windows are added to balance out the heavy look of the exterior. For the House of Tousuien, we used a thin and translucent material to replace the regular exterior walls, where natural light and be maximized in the interior space. 

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© Takumi Ota

In the House of Tousuien the client can fully experience change of the surrounding nature inside the house with a warm and bright space.

House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office - Chair
© Takumi Ota

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Cite: "House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office" 17 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/458511/house-in-tousuien-suppose-design-office> ISSN 0719-8884

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