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One Roof Apartment / Akihisa Hirata

  • 00:00 - 19 October, 2010
One Roof Apartment / Akihisa Hirata
One Roof Apartment / Akihisa Hirata, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano + 21

Text description provided by the architects. Since there is a lot of snow in winter, terraces are not suitable. We wanted to create a huge roof for the house volumes, which can cover the common space protected from the cold weather.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

When the normal cubic volume diverges, a space will be formed in between and people feel welcomed by the warm and large space. The unique branched shape from the outside will symbolize as a comfortable place in a contemporary way.

© Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "One Roof Apartment / Akihisa Hirata" 19 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/82336/one-roof-apartment-akihisa-hirata/> ISSN 0719-8884
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