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  7. House in Hamadayama / K+S Architects

House in Hamadayama / K+S Architects

  • 00:00 - 14 April, 2010
House in Hamadayama / K+S Architects
House in Hamadayama / K+S Architects, © Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

© Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda + 14

  • Architects

    K+S Architects / Nobuya Kashima + Aya Sato
  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Structure Engineer

    SHI (Takumi Shinbo)
  • Site Area

    178.83 sqm
  • Total Floor Area

    141.69 sqm
  • Area

    89.12 m2
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

"Retreat" becomes the keyword.

I use  the bare concrete wall around to protect the living space from outside environment.

© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

I set the Core Tower in the center of the house and I let  the living space stream and spatially continue with clinging to the Tower.

© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

In the space isolated from the outside world, I try to  form the characteristically different space surrounding the Core Tower.

© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

Besides it, I make it very open architectonics and the movable  partitions enable the whole house to be a one  large (connected) room.

© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

This also makes you sense and feel the presence of two big tortoises  which are the member of the family  anywhere in the house.

© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

Whereas the house at a glance might give a subtle closed  expression in the town, indeed creates a warm and gracious atmosphere at night  by a light leaks  out from the oval aperture of the aluminum panel.

© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda
Cite: "House in Hamadayama / K+S Architects" 14 Apr 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/56037/house-in-hamadayama-ks-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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