Housecut / Starpilots

Housecut / Starpilots

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Housecut  / Starpilots - Windows, Facade
© Satoshi Asakawa

Text description provided by the architects. The concern about this project was that 2/3 of the site was under consideration of the city road-building plan. Because of this problem, the client family, who was running a funeral company at this place for a long time, desired:

Housecut  / Starpilots - Lighting, Countertop, Windows, Chair, Beam
© Satoshi Asakawa
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First Floor PLan

“We want to keep running our company at this place even if we have to give up 2/3 of the building. Even if we could have only a reception desk space, we want to run our business here as we have been doing”.

Housecut  / Starpilots - Handrail
© Satoshi Asakawa
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Second Floor Plan

Therefore, we placed a dividing line on our design in advance to cut off the building, in case that the city road-building plan is implemented.

Housecut  / Starpilots - Facade, Windows
© Satoshi Asakawa

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Cite: "Housecut / Starpilots" 23 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/772250/housecut-starpilots-architect-office> ISSN 0719-8884

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