Text description provided by the architects. The site where the client grew up is the rice paddies away a little from the urban areas, It is a region that is wooden houses built sparsely. It is a place where old-fashioned landscape of Japan remains.
Client demand is to be able to support the number of people even changed, and spaciously place. And it had room on the size of the site, the plan is a unique, such as spread around in one stroke.
The house has a space that can be both as felt like a one-room, and as felt between the room be connected to all generous. If the number of family members is few, it can be used as a living whole. If the number of family members is often, can be used as a private room by partitioning large door or accordion curtain.
In addition, small garden has been made by the plan has been uneven, a lot of windows are opened to the long outer wall in various directions, therefore, garden, countryside, into the sky and mountains, feel the spread.
Each of which people is spent in their own way in the plaza. I aimed to make a such an open space.