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House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects

  • 01:00 - 16 February, 2014
House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects
House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects, © Syouichi Uchiyama
© Syouichi Uchiyama

© Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama + 19

© Syouichi Uchiyama
© Syouichi Uchiyama

Text description provided by the architects. When Designing a house in Toyama prefecture, I am often requested that a house has a garage big enough to park 2 cars. We can always simply install a carport. However when considering the relations with its surrounding environment, I have wanted to design a garage in tone with the environment. In this house, I have installed two separate garage to adjust the proportion of the building. Having two separate garage also allows the owner to use one of them for other purpose if necessary.

House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects, © Syouichi Uchiyama
© Syouichi Uchiyama

I have succeeded in creating half-exterior space consisting of garage, approach, terrace and middle garden, which connects the residential area with the environment.

© Syouichi Uchiyama
© Syouichi Uchiyama

By using various kinds of material and employing light and air volume, I have given a certain degree of divisions to the residential space, even though it is still one space. With the half-exterior space serving like a part of interior, the residential area seems bigger.

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Cite: "House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects" 16 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/475938/house-in-gankaiji-nakasai-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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