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  7. Kakko House / YYAA

Kakko House / YYAA

  • 22:00 - 2 July, 2015
Kakko House / YYAA
Kakko House / YYAA, © Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

© Keishiro Yamada © Keishiro Yamada © Keishiro Yamada © Keishiro Yamada + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Osaka, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Yoshihiro Yamamoto
  • Area

    113.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

Text description provided by the architects. This narrow house for a couple and their little child is located in a densely built-up area of Osaka, Japan. The size of the site is only width 3.4m and depth 13m.

© Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

To make full use of it, the house is framed in exposed structural steel, coverd with thin fire - resistant adiabatic panels, and contains six floors with split levels.


Lv.1 (basement level) is a bedroom, Lv.2(ground level) is a garage, Lv.3 is for the little girl, Lv.4 is a living space, Lv.5 is a bathroom, and Lv.6 is a roof terrace.

© Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

The expanded metal stair connects each floors and spreads the sun light inside. In this house, they are living like birds swinging from branch to branch .

© Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

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