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  7. House in Gokurakuji / Naoya Kawabe Architect & Associates

House in Gokurakuji / Naoya Kawabe Architect & Associates

  • 01:00 - 29 July, 2014
House in Gokurakuji / Naoya Kawabe Architect & Associates
House in Gokurakuji / Naoya Kawabe Architect & Associates, © Shinkenchiku-sha
© Shinkenchiku-sha

© Shinkenchiku-sha © Shinkenchiku-sha © Shinkenchiku-sha © Shinkenchiku-sha + 19

© Shinkenchiku-sha
© Shinkenchiku-sha

Text description provided by the architects. I move from Kamakura Station to the residential area by a train. I pass through the small tunnel covered by trees. Then I appear in many places of green preserved in the mountain. I go down the station, and a flat way spreads out. A site looks like the valley along the slant when I go up the slope of the immediate slant.

© Shinkenchiku-sha
© Shinkenchiku-sha

Because the frontal road is a dead end, there is little traffic. The sound of the wave to hear stimulates the five senses subtly by a fragrance and the direction of the wind of the tide.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan

When I came for the first time, I thought of a slope and green and the sea connected continually from the ground. I wanted to make a building which was connected to the remote sea while having these topography and scenery and relation.

© Shinkenchiku-sha
© Shinkenchiku-sha

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Cite: "House in Gokurakuji / Naoya Kawabe Architect & Associates" 29 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/530048/house-in-gokurakuji-kawabe-naoya-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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