We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. We’d love to hear your feedback here.

Former Fuji Ice Plant / O.F.D.A.

Former Fuji Ice Plant / O.F.D.A.
© Rino Kawasaki
© Rino Kawasaki

© Rino Kawasaki© Rino Kawasaki© Rino Kawasaki© Rino Kawasaki+ 22

  • Construction : Takiguchi Kenchiku
  • Land Size : 1540 sqm
  • Building Area : 92 spm
  • Architect In Charge : Taku Sakaushi, Yusuke Sagawa, Hirofumi Nakagawa, Soichiro Omura
  • City : Fujiyoshida
  • Country : Japan
More SpecsLess Specs
© Rino Kawasaki
© Rino Kawasaki
Plan 1
Plan 1

Text description provided by the architects. Unused former ice plant in Fujiyoshida City was converted into a complex building consists of a day nursery on the ground floor, a community kitchen on the 1st floor, and an NPO office on the 2nd floor.

© Rino Kawasaki
© Rino Kawasaki

A tunnel-like passage was created, which has a big opening and a staircase inside.  Its wall and ceiling have Japanese cedar finish, and the rooms connected with the staircase have the same finish, emphasizing the connection of two different worlds. 

Section
Section
© Rino Kawasaki
© Rino Kawasaki

It is an experiment to remodel an old closed building into a functionally and design-wise open architecture.  Comparable concepts are adopted in many renovation projects all over Japan today.

© Rino Kawasaki
© Rino Kawasaki

Project gallery

See allShow less

Project location

Address:Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan

Click to open map
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Cite: "Former Fuji Ice Plant / O.F.D.A." 03 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/788604/former-fuji-ice-plant-ofda> ISSN 0719-8884
© Rino Kawasaki

日本富士冰工厂旧址 / O.F.D.A.

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.