House in Umezu / koyori + DATT

House in Umezu / koyori + DATT

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

  • Architects: DATT, Koyori
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  92
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Photographs Photographs:  Kosuke Arakawa
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Lixil Corporation, Sanwa
  • Architects In Charge:Nahoko Nakamura, Masahiko Nakamura, Keita Ikebe, Taichi Ito
  • City:Kyoto
  • Country:Japan
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© 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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Address:Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

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Cite: "House in Umezu / koyori + DATT" 01 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/870118/house-in-umezu-koyori-plus-datt> ISSN 0719-8884

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