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These Children's Playhouses Mimic Contemporary Japanese Architecture

These Children's Playhouses Mimic Contemporary Japanese Architecture
These Children's Playhouses Mimic Contemporary Japanese Architecture, via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse

Barcelona-based designer David Lamolla of SmartPlayhouse creates children’s playhouses based on contemporary architecture styles, aiming to create fun spaces for children that are also sculptural elements for the garden. His Kyoto playhouse series is inspired by minimalist Japanese architecture, taking on a form reminiscent of Toyo Ito’s Mikimoto Ginza 2 building. 

via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse

Each of the playhouses is equipped with covered windows, some of which open, as well as a door that opens outwards with finger protection at the hinges.

via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse

Each façade is made of only one piece of birch plywood, so the playhouses are easy to assemble. Additionally, the roofs are insulated and precast with a water drainage pipe, and a layer of gravel over the top.

via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse

Some of the playhouses are even two stories tall, with an internal staircase.

via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse
via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse

Learn more about the designs, here.

News via SmartPlayhouse and the Contemporist.

Cite: Sabrina Santos. "These Children's Playhouses Mimic Contemporary Japanese Architecture" 21 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/775683/these-childrens-playhouses-mimic-contemporary-japanese-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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via Etsy © SmartPlayhouse

这些儿童的游乐房模仿了日本的现代建筑