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Shibuya Apartment 201 / HOAP

Shibuya Apartment 201 / HOAP

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  • Architects: HOAP
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  61
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs Photographs:  Kaku Ohtaki
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Aica, OHMURA COMPANY, Sanwacompany
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© Kaku Ohtaki
© Kaku Ohtaki

Text description provided by the architects. We renovated our apartment building in Shibuya, Tokyo for vacation rental services such as AirBnB.

© Kaku Ohtaki
© Kaku Ohtaki

We designed this space so that it will be a clean, quiet place for rest, opposite from the feeling of the city its located in and for tourists who will be enjoying all the excitement of Shibuya, one of the most cutting-edge downtown areas in Asia.

© Kaku Ohtaki
© Kaku Ohtaki

Because a vacation rental involves guests staying longer than in a traditional hotel, the kitchen and other such areas are equipped with the same facilities one would find in a regular home in line with our guests' requests. However, the white table suspended from the ceiling creates a sense of floating mystery in the space, and the benches carved into the walls like a cave provide a sense of calm and relaxation. 

© Kaku Ohtaki
© Kaku Ohtaki

Our goal in this design is to provide such special elements in order to increase the excitement and enjoyment for our guests and to let them experience things they never would in a normal home.

© Kaku Ohtaki
© Kaku Ohtaki

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Address:Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

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Cite: "Shibuya Apartment 201 / HOAP" 15 Mar 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/867211/shibuya-apartment-201-hiroyuki-ogawa-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
© Kaku Ohtaki

Shibuya 公寓 201 / Hiroyuki Ogawa Architects

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