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  7. House in Umezu / koyori + DATT

House in Umezu / koyori + DATT

  • 22:00 - 1 May, 2017
House in Umezu / koyori + DATT
House in Umezu / koyori + DATT, © Kosuke Arakawa
© Kosuke Arakawa

© Kosuke Arakawa © Kosuke Arakawa © Kosuke Arakawa © Kosuke Arakawa + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Architects in charge

    Nahoko Nakamura, Masahiko Nakamura, Keita Ikebe, Taichi Ito
  • Area

    92.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Kosuke Arakawa
© Kosuke Arakawa

Text description provided by the architects. It is a wooden two-story house located in a residential area of fire prevention zone of Ukyo area in Kyoto city.
The inhabitants are a married couple in their late 20s and their children.
The site is a sunny airy three-way corner lot.

© Kosuke Arakawa
© Kosuke Arakawa

Totally different from the exterior that is made with an industrial finish due to the requirements of fire prevention area; the interior is warm and has opened a wide connection to the east side where the customer expects their future garden extension.

© Kosuke Arakawa
© Kosuke Arakawa

Being a working couple with no matching rest time, enriching everyday family life was sought by placing not just a living room on the first floor, but another living room in the second floor as a private space.

© Kosuke Arakawa
© Kosuke Arakawa

The design has been made with the assumption that, if the family would start to grow, this space will change for a future children’s room.

© Kosuke Arakawa
© Kosuke Arakawa

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