Floating House / Satoru Hirota Architects

Floating House / Satoru Hirota Architects

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  • Architects: Satoru Hirota Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  146
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Structural Design :nieda+hisaeda architects / Taizen Nieda, Mitsuyoshi Yoshida
  • Contractor:Tsuda Constructions Co.,Ltd. / Yusuke Kishimoto
  • Country:Japan
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“House to be floating in the rural landscape”

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It is a house built along the main road in a rural city.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

(This house also includes gallery and studio).

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

In order to protect the residents from the surrounding any kind of noise, house has been surrounded by a gradual circular wall.

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

When enter the inside of the wall, there is a serene space.

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

The first floor is composed by three concrete volumes.

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

Garage and gallery (for embroidery artist), and study.

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

Residential entrance and gallery entranceare separately provided, respectively and each have the courtyard and the garden.

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

They are connected by the terrace which is sandwiched between the gallery and study.

Living space with wooden framework has been lifted by the gallery and study.

Second Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan

Thespace (was finished in white) on the second floor has a strong direction, and open towards the rice fields.

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Courtesy of Satoru Hirota Architects

You can overlook the rural landscape and mountains from the living space, and can enjoy the feeling of floating and airy at the same time.

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Cite: "Floating House / Satoru Hirota Architects" 11 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/641005/floating-house-satoru-hirota-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
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