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Mook Salon / Okuwada Architects

  • 20:00 - 23 December, 2015
Mook Salon / Okuwada Architects
Mook Salon / Okuwada Architects, © Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

© Keishiro Yamada © Keishiro Yamada © Keishiro Yamada © Keishiro Yamada + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Japan, 〒530-0015 Ōsaka-fu, Ōsaka-shi, Kita-ku, Nakazakinishi, 4 Chome−3−40 サンハイツ東梅田
  • Architect in Charge

    Takeshi Okuwada, Kanako Fukukawa
  • Area

    83.0 sqm
  • Project Year

© Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

Text description provided by the architects. It is a hair salon on the ground floor of a building in Nakazakicho, Osaka.


Nakazakicho is a town consisted of Nagaya (Japanese style terraced houses) and low-rise apartments, and narrow curved alleyways are functioning as the means of connection for the people and local community,

© Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

The building of the hair salon is also facing a gently-curved alleyway, and we designed the space as to make a cave towards the front street, as the entrance facade would seem to be blend in with the street and the scenery of the diverse town.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Inside the cave, rough face oak panels beautifully deliver the light as lines. Mirrors are each a unique shape as well, height, width, and depth vary to correspond with the uneven expressions on the oak wall.

Mook Salon / Okuwada Architects, © Keishiro Yamada
© Keishiro Yamada

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