Kakko House / YYAA

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Osaka, Japan
  • Architects: YYAA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  113
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Keishiro Yamada
Kakko House / YYAA - Windows, Facade
© 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.

Kakko House / YYAA - Table, Chair
© 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.

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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.

Kakko House / YYAA - Handrail
© 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 .

Kakko House / YYAA - Beam, Column
© Keishiro Yamada

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Cite: "Kakko House / YYAA" 02 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/769444/kakko-house-yyaa> ISSN 0719-8884

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