Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects

Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects

Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Table, Countertop, Beam, Windows, ChairShironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, StairsShironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, Beam, ColumnShironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, StairsShironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - More Images+ 24

Nagoya, Japan
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  105
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2015
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Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Exterior Photography, Beam
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Text description provided by the architects. The house was planned on a site near Nagoya Castle. Clients' main requests were two or more parking spaces and a large terrace where family could enjoy barbecue. Piloti was inevitable from the size of the site.

Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Table, Countertop, Beam, Windows, Chair
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Ground and first floor plans
East and West elevation
Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, Stairs
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After that, how to secure a large terrace with privacy and a future children's room for the three young sons was a major issue in this plan. The plan I found placed the stairs in the center of the house for the shortest sequence.

Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography, Beam, Column
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Therefore, the staircase is at the center of the house, so it has a more iconic design. One step at a time, the blocks of wood were machined out and piled up into a spiral staircase. By making the thick walled columns in Piloti and the balconies protruding on the terrace, I created a brutal architecture that can only be made of concrete.

Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects - Interior Photography
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Cite: "Shironishi House / Tomoaki Uno Architects" 14 Apr 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/937479/shironishi-house-tomoaki-uno-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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Shironishi住宅,混凝土粗野主义 / 宇野友明建筑事务所

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