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  7. GEH House / I.R.A.

GEH House / I.R.A.

  • 01:00 - 1 June, 2014
GEH House / I.R.A.
GEH House / I.R.A., © Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

© Nobuaki Nakagawa © Nobuaki Nakagawa © Nobuaki Nakagawa © Nobuaki Nakagawa + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kodaira, Japan
  • Design Team

    Akinori Kasegai , Daisuke Tsunakawa
  • Collaborators

    Hideyuki Hagiuda (Structure design)
  • Area

    93.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Text description provided by the architects. GEH house is located on the main street of Kodaira-City, Tokyo.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Our challenge was to design a wide comfortable space on which enough sunlight pours, in the small site surrounded by tall buildings but west side.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

By placing the main bedroom and the water closet in the first floor, we obtained the maximal volume for the living and kitchen space on the second floor within the setback regulation from site boundary.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa
© Nobuaki Nakagawa

The "box beam", which includes the children's room and free space inside, enables a column-less wide space. From top of the southern elevation over the box, the room is illuminated by full of natural sunlight.

Cite: "GEH House / I.R.A." 01 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884