Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

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  • Architects: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates / Urbanist Architect
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  120
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2009

Text description provided by the architects. The house is built on a 1.5M grid module in all XYZ directions.
This site is at a corner of the new residential area in Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, Japan.
The space is composed of a solid cube of 9.0M x 9.0M x 6.0M and a cubic void of 4.5M x 4.5M x 6.0M.

Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates - Windows, Facade
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The hall, children's room, kitchen are laid out to surround the living-dining room on the ground floor.

Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates - Stairs, Handrail
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On the first floor, the bedroom, walk-in closet, bathroom, court, are are laid out to surround the double floor-height well which is 6.0M.
Each room of the interior space is connected through the void of the living room.

Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates - Stairs
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And the void cuts off the sky as a geometric form, letting the sunlight inside.

Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates - Beam
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In this house, all events, the changes of the seasons, course of time, and human activity, are created through the void.

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Cite: "Cube House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates" 12 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/72675/cube-house-shinichi-ogawa-associates> ISSN 0719-8884

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