Administrative House / DOG

Administrative House / DOG - BeamAdministrative House / DOG - FacadeAdministrative House / DOG - Beam, HandrailAdministrative House / DOG - Wood, BeamAdministrative House / DOG - More Images+ 7

Yokohama, Japan
  • Architects: DOG
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  124
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Ippei Shinzawa
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  IOC Flooring, Nagoya Mosaic, Sanwa
  • Lead Architects: Ryutaro Saito
  • Facility Engineer: EOS plus, Kazuhiro Endo
  • Structural Engineer: YKS, Yasuhiro Kaneda
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Administrative House / DOG - Facade
© Ippei Shinzawa

Text description provided by the architects. It is a house for young couples have a hobby of motorcycle, and it’s located of yokohama-shi, kanagawa, Japan.

Administrative House / DOG - Wood, Beam
© Ippei Shinzawa

A site becomes into a tiered stand where old retaining wall starts over two steps.
Furthermore, this site has various legal limitation and it was able to be the very important design element that talks with the administration.


We designed two pieces of roof along with the tiered stand site with leaving the old retaining wall which we could not touch. They constitute a garage part and a house part, are isolated structurally and have a functional connection.

Administrative House / DOG - Beam
© Ippei Shinzawa

The roof and the ceiling have the same incline, and a consecutive dynamic ceiling appears in the room and links an interior and an exterior design.
Having various legal limitation, we suggested new type housing in the residential area of the tiered stand with catching it positively.

Administrative House / DOG - Table, Shelving, Lighting, Beam, Windows, Chair
© Ippei Shinzawa

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Cite: "Administrative House / DOG" 02 Jul 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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