COCOCHI Comfort Gallery “UTSUWA” / UID Architects

COCOCHI Comfort Gallery “UTSUWA” / UID Architects

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Fukuyama, Japan
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Text description provided by the architects. The community center hosts a range seminars and events, providing a much needed destination for individuals and organizations to congregate.

The design is characterized by repeated wooden louvers that enclose a shaded volume at ground level, serving as a buffer zone between internal and external space.

COCOCHI Comfort Gallery “UTSUWA” / UID Architects - Facade, Column, Windows, Beam
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Throughout the plan, areas of plantation allow the building to establish a direct and intimate relationship with nature.

The use of timber continues internally with plywood furnishings and fittings incorporated within a studio that is articulated across two levels.

A staircase leads to a comfortable lounge area situated at the uppermost story, which provides a relaxed and hospitable environment for its visitors.

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Address:Tajiricho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan

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Cite: "COCOCHI Comfort Gallery “UTSUWA” / UID Architects" 10 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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