Residence in Kurakuen / NRM

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Kobe-shi, Japan
  • Architects: NRM-Architects Office: Shunichiro Ninomiya and Tomoko Morodome
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  340
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2010
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Eiji Tomita

Text description provided by the architects. The program called for a main residence and a working space. The house and office are two separate independent entities however have a seamless relationship. There are two entrances to the building, including a three car garage and carriage porch to receive visitors. According to the architects the design of these elements stemmed from what the site demanded.

Residence in Kurakuen / NRM - Facade
© Eiji Tomita

Situated on a challenging flag-shaped site, this building is barely visible from the main road. The main structural material for this two-story home and office space is reinforced concrete.

Residence in Kurakuen / NRM - Facade
© Eiji Tomita

The building itself is intercepted with a circumference and the southern face's depth and space communicate a feeling of freedom by taking and making use of the surrounding landscape in the design of a garden in the inside space.

Residence in Kurakuen / NRM - Image 8 of 17
© Eiji Tomita

The architects consciously engaged the environment providing offered tranquil spaces with water, wind, sky.

Residence in Kurakuen / NRM - Windows, Handrail
© Eiji Tomita

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Cite: "Residence in Kurakuen / NRM" 27 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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