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Shimotoyama House Renovation / ALTS Design Office

Shimotoyama House Renovation / ALTS Design Office

© Kenta Kawamura © Kenta Kawamura © Kenta Kawamura © Kenta Kawamura + 31

  • Architects: ALTS Design Office
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 260.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2018
  • Photographs Photographs: Kenta Kawamura
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Acor, Atelier Key-men, Panasonic, Toto, YKK AP
  • Creative Director, Design Director, Art Director: Sumiou Mizumoto
  • Lot Area: 656.61 m2
  • Floor Space: 169.77 m2
  • 1st Floor Area: 169.77 m2
  • 2nd Floor Area: 90.23 m2
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© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura

Text description provided by the architects. In the surrounding is the countryside landscape, in a 53 yr old Japanese house of 80 tsubos, the young couple and their children purchased it for residence and decided to renovate.

© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura

Making the new concept of living a new life in a 53 yr old Japanese house 53 years ago and continuing to the next generation, we can hope to harmonize between the good ancient things with new things and thought of a house that can interconnect the middle area.

© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura
Lower Floor Plan
Lower Floor Plan
© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura

First of all, we removed the part which was expanded and renovated in the 53 years of construction, returned to the original ricefield character style, and tried to insert new elements there.

© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura
Upper Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan
© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura

The Original Japanese style room was made into a garden, and the edge side was made to be outside, adding external factors, creating a comfort of the space where various elements interweave. The rich space was created by externalizing the interior and inserting new things while leaving the old stuff.

© Kenta Kawamura
© Kenta Kawamura

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Cite: "Shimotoyama House Renovation / ALTS Design Office" 01 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/893359/shimotoyama-house-renovation-alts-design-office/> ISSN 0719-8884

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