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DEN-EN office / AUAU

  • 01:00 - 23 April, 2014
DEN-EN office / AUAU
© Masaya Yoshimura
© Masaya Yoshimura
  • Architects

  • Location

    Toyota, Aichi, Japan
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Akitoshi Ukai
  • Area

    228.0 sqm
  • Project Year


© Masaya Yoshimura © Masaya Yoshimura © Masaya Yoshimura © Masaya Yoshimura + 17

  • Interior Design

    Akitoshi Ukai
  • Landscape Design

    Akitoshi Ukai
  • Structural Engineer

    Masaichi Taguchi
  • Constructional Engineer

    Watanabe construction company
  • Supervision

    Akitoshi Ukai
© Masaya Yoshimura
© Masaya Yoshimura

Workers select their own place for working at a crossingpoint between concaved and convexed channels on the ceiling and floor affected lighting each other.

© Masaya Yoshimura
© Masaya Yoshimura

The arrangement of furnitures, accumulated information and conversation activate this point as a working space. This office has comprehensiveworking space including not only interiors but an outdoor environment rather than indoor rooms.

© Masaya Yoshimura
© Masaya Yoshimura

The following design elements are important as making the worker’s mind confortable. sensation of the sole contacted withfloor, climbing-up, glance vista, going down, etc.

© Masaya Yoshimura
© Masaya Yoshimura

To realize a large room without partitions laminated lumbers were used as beams. The lumbers producted in Aichi were also utilized as exterior walls for the local supply and consumption as the nature friendly design.


A ventilation path in a sectional planning was designed based on the suburban climate and landscape and roof vegetation was introduced for contribution resolving environmental problems.

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Cite: " DEN-EN office / AUAU" 23 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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