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  7. A Nurturing Family Home / Takashi Okuno & Associates

A Nurturing Family Home / Takashi Okuno & Associates

  • 00:00 - 10 July, 2017
A Nurturing Family Home / Takashi Okuno & Associates
A Nurturing Family Home / Takashi Okuno & Associates, © Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

© Shigeo Ogawa © Shigeo Ogawa © Shigeo Ogawa © Shigeo Ogawa + 15

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

Text description provided by the architects. The clients have 3 children and they are busy looking after them. The brief is for a large 2-story house efficiently designed with short lines of movement to facilitate their busy everyday life.

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

The living area is an open and dynamic space with decorative beams, whereas the natural reed cladding on the dining area and kitchen ceilings creates a calming effect.

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

The L-shaped garden gives the family a great deal of freedom. The gate, approach, entrance lobby and tatami-floored living room provide plenty of space for entertaining guests.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

“The tatami room is an important place for entertaining important visitors, a special place which is usually out of bounds to children”.

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

A home is a relaxed, harmonious place for a family, but at the same time it is a place where parents pass on concepts to their children.

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

A place where love for the family, respect for friends and acquaintances, and gratitude are not forgotten.

This is a home which embodies all the coupleʼs ideas.

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa

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Cite: "A Nurturing Family Home / Takashi Okuno & Associates" 10 Jul 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/875318/a-nurturing-family-home-takashi-okuno-architectural-design-office/> ISSN 0719-8884
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