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  7. Kawanishi fam / TT Architects

Refurbishment in Architecture

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Kawanishi fam / TT Architects

  • 19:00 - 20 July, 2015
Kawanishi fam / TT Architects
Kawanishi fam / TT Architects, © Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino

© Kei Sugino © Kei Sugino © Kei Sugino © Kei Sugino + 9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Teruki Takayoshi
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • General constructors

    Kotaro Meguro / Meguro Construction
  • Client

    Shintaro Ono / Kurashiki Estate
  • Site Area

    160.42 sq m
  • Building Area

    104.41 sq m
  • Total floor area

    439.445 sq m
  • Principal use

    collaborative working space
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino

Text description provided by the architects. This is a creative space for up-and-coming entrepreneurs to exchange ideas,formulate plans and convert this into results.

© Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino

Previously a warehouse used for roasting coffee,these up and-coming entrepreneurs coordinated a renovation to create a shared space. The layout encompass individual working spaces; however open tables without partitions have been used. This achieves the initial aim of creating a space in which members can actively collaborate together in an open manner. In addition,we have created an open-use meeting space,featuring a large touch-panel display and a utility space including a kitchen and toilet. 

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

A characteristic angled ceiling and a high side light provides soft lighting for an open space. 

© Kei Sugino
© Kei Sugino

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