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Scandinavian Middle / Kichi Architectural Design

  • 01:00 - 11 April, 2014
Scandinavian Middle / Kichi Architectural Design
Scandinavian Middle  / Kichi Architectural Design, © Ippei Shinzawa
© Ippei Shinzawa

© Ippei Shinzawa © Ippei Shinzawa © Ippei Shinzawa © Ippei Shinzawa + 12

© Ippei Shinzawa
© Ippei Shinzawa


This residence, consisting of a design office and a master bedroom, is the result of renovating a barn which used to store farming equipment, a barn located in the rural area about an hour's drive from Tokyo.

© Ippei Shinzawa
© Ippei Shinzawa

The barn with the height of 4 m. was transformed into a loft which had two levels the first for the meeting room and the second for the office.

The lattice windows welcome the trees of the forest into the building, ushering in tranquility.  The old doors of the barn have been given a new life to provide an accent for the space. 

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Cite: "Scandinavian Middle / Kichi Architectural Design" 11 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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