Bakery & Restaurant SAWAMURA / Yuji Tanabe Architects

Bakery & Restaurant SAWAMURA / Yuji Tanabe Architects

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Karuizawa-machi, Japan
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Text description provided by the architects. Sunlight filtering through the leaves of trees.

This bakery & restaurant is located in Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan. Karuizawa is very popular as mountain resort and for weekend house.

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Site Plan 2

It takes around 60 minutes from Karuizawa to Tokyo by express train. This site is surrounded by many high trees and has river on west side.

Bakery & Restaurant SAWAMURA / Yuji Tanabe Architects - Facade
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So we design the corridor (Forest Walk) at the 2nd floor level for people can feel close them.

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Axonometric

The plan is distributed between the bakery area that including the café terrace in the south side and the restaurant area that having a big void in the north side. These areas are tied up even to the 2nd floor bridge too. This is the flexible plan that can support the change.

Bakery & Restaurant SAWAMURA / Yuji Tanabe Architects - Wood, Beam, Chair, Windows, Deck, Patio
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A local tree (Japanese larch) is used for the exterior material. We selected slanted roof and saving the max height point. It helps to blending with the surroundings.

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Elevation

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Address:12-17 Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0103, Japan

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Cite: "Bakery & Restaurant SAWAMURA / Yuji Tanabe Architects" 29 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/776136/bakery-and-restaurant-sawamura-yuji-tanabe-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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泽村烘焙餐厅 / Yuji Tanabe Architects

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