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  7. Office in Tokushima / OHArchitecture

Office in Tokushima / OHArchitecture

  • 19:00 - 4 October, 2016
Office in Tokushima / OHArchitecture
Office in Tokushima  / OHArchitecture, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Itano District, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Kosuke Okuda, Tatsuya Horii
  • Area

    415.64 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

“Cover” that wears the environment

This office building is located in a residential area in Itano district, Tokushima prefecture. There are new and old houses in a mixed, which are organized or have been there for a long time.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

In this location, the building is required the consideration for these houses which have the different time axis of life. On the other hand, it also should open to outside as a place in which various people are in and out to produce new things.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano
Floor Plans
Floor Plans
© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

In this plan, we thought about how to open the office to such as surrounding environment. As a method, instead of delineating the inside and the outside, we devised a way to cover both sides as an office space integrally. The space is made up of the “cover”, instead of walls and roof that separate inside and outside, or windows that obliterate the border between inside and outside.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

This “cover” which opens like an umbrella takes in the soft reflected light inside while shielding the direct sunlight, and ventilates from the top by the wind blowing up along the “cover”. In this way, this cover makes the space homogeneous and confortable technically. The “cover” has the internal space wear the external environment and the natural environment. As a result, it has achieved a rich office space which ensuring the concentration and relaxation.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

Material’s brief: Concrete

The finish of the first and second floors is concrete finishing driving the hot water pipe. It is possible to thermal storage heating effect, and it can be reduced the air-conditioning load. As a result, it realizes the office comfortable without air draft from the air-conditioner.

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Cite: "Office in Tokushima / OHArchitecture" 04 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/796624/office-in-tokushima-oharchitecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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