House in Nagatoro / CASE-REAL

House in Nagatoro / CASE-REAL

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Saitama, Japan
  • Architects: CASE-REAL
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  119
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013
  • Photographs photographs:  Hiroshi Mizusaki
  • Design:Koichi Futatusmata, Yasushi Arikawa(CASE-REAL)
  • Structural Engineer:Hirofumi Ohno(Ohno Japan)
  • Design Cooperation, Construction:Moriya-yashio building firm
  • Lighting Plan:Tatsuki Nakamura(BRANCH lighting design)
  • Manufacture Of Furniture:E&Y
  • City:Saitama
  • Country:Japan
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© Hiroshi Mizusaki
© Hiroshi Mizusaki

Text description provided by the architects. This is a residential plan in the Chichibu area of the Saitama prefecture. With the beautiful silhouettes of the Mt. Kamafuse in the background, the site is located within a farming land rich of fields.

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Floor Plan

This residential house consists of 2 views, the outer is an objective one of the mountains and housing structure, the other is a subjective view from inside of the house.

© Hiroshi Mizusaki
© Hiroshi Mizusaki

The roof may look like a simple gabled roof, instead it is a combination of two shed roofs in different length and height connected with an adjusted angle. This gives the volume of the structure seen from the West side where the approach is, to naturally follow the silhouette of the mountains.

© Hiroshi Mizusaki
© Hiroshi Mizusaki

Also the beautiful mountains are used as a borrowed scenery looking from the inside through the windows in the volume of the opposite East side. The wide hallway running through the two volumes functions as the axis to connect the private and public spaces of this house.

© Hiroshi Mizusaki
© Hiroshi Mizusaki

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Cite: "House in Nagatoro / CASE-REAL" 30 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/559214/house-in-nagatoro-case-real> ISSN 0719-8884

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