MK-S Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

MK-S Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

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Yokohama, Japan
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  160
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Photographs Photographs:  Kenjiro Yoshimi
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: BO&CO., Daiko, Hayashi Plywood industrial, KS Laser, MagPaint
  • Building Area:80.37m2
  • Site Area:212.19 m2
  • Collaboration:Interior Design Farm
  • City:Yokohama
  • Country:Japan
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© Kenjiro Yoshimi
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Text description provided by the architects. These are a classroom for preschool children and an after-school childcare center in a kindergarten in Yokohama. This is a renovation project of two sections of dilapidated dwelling with shop, which is 40 years old and a two-storied building, to change them into 4 classrooms. The key concept is “SATELLITE”, concomitant with the main facility kindergarten located across from the site and with the hope that this building will become the place like children’s base.

© Kenjiro Yoshimi
© Kenjiro Yoshimi

The existing exterior is kept, and we put some skins with dot pattern according to the design image of galaxy. Giving depth with light and shadow, we tried to update the image of former old building.

© Kenjiro Yoshimi
© Kenjiro Yoshimi
East Elevation
East Elevation
© Kenjiro Yoshimi
© Kenjiro Yoshimi

By setting distinctive windows, passers-by can see inside. It makes chances that people get to know the curriculum of this program. It gives brightness to the inside and close relationship to the outside.

© Kenjiro Yoshimi
© Kenjiro Yoshimi
Second Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
© Kenjiro Yoshimi
© Kenjiro Yoshimi

Regarding the interior, plyboards which looks rough in spite of natural materials are used. Like a base, everything is kept compact for realizing the unity among the building of interior and exterior.

© Kenjiro Yoshimi
© Kenjiro Yoshimi

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Project location

Address:Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

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Cite: "MK-S Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro" 28 Mar 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/891418/mk-s-nursery-hibinosekkei-plus-youji-no-shiro> ISSN 0719-8884
© Kenjiro Yoshimi

MK-S 幼儿园:大人的大建筑,小孩的小房子 / 日比野建筑事务所 + Youji no Shiro

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