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House in Nishimikuni / arbol

House in Nishimikuni / arbol
© Yasunori Shimomura
© Yasunori Shimomura
Yodogawa Ward, Japan

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© Yasunori Shimomura
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Text description provided by the architects. What are like one-storied houses in the center of urban cities?

The surroundings and privacy matters, or how to use the outer space of the house.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

We pursed simplicity and richness the most.

By decreasing the number of the rooms as many as possible, we made it possible to use the other space as rich and spacious materials. Furthermore, take away unnecessary stories,and take in the natural sunshine instead.

© Yasunori Shimomura
© Yasunori Shimomura

This house is designed for a retired couple, proposing a new style of one storied house, which is located in the center of Osaka city.

Sections
Sections

There is a concern about "eye" from the park and the apartments nearby, or "eye " within the site to the outside buildings. We solved it by proposing to encircle the entire house with wall.

© Yasunori Shimomura
© Yasunori Shimomura

You could see a beautiful color contrast in green from  planting within the site and in blue from the sky.

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Cite: "House in Nishimikuni / arbol " 20 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/526609/house-in-nishimikuni-arbol-design> ISSN 0719-8884
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