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 Takumi Ota

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Flux / SIDES CORE

23:00 - 27 July, 2018
Flux / SIDES CORE, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Zaimokucho (Shichijodori), Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8146, Japan
  • Lead Architect

    Sohei Arao
  • Area

    148.5 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Habitat for Orphan Girls Crowned 2018 House of the Year by The Architectural Review

12:30 - 23 July, 2018
Habitat for Orphan Girls Crowned 2018 House of the Year by The Architectural Review, Habitat for Orphan Girls in Khansar, Iran by ZAV Architects. Image via The Architectural Review
Habitat for Orphan Girls in Khansar, Iran by ZAV Architects. Image via The Architectural Review

The Architectural Review has chosen a Habitat for Orphan Girls in Iran by ZAV Architects as the 2018 House of the Year. A competition staged by the publication every year, the AR House Awards identify “originality and excellence in the design of dwellings,” recognizing private houses which go beyond the core function of shelter, and become “an object of fantasy, a source of delight, a talisman, and a testing ground. 

The ninth edition of the awards saw six projects chosen from a shortlist of 16, which contained schemes from the UK, Ireland, Spain, Scandinavia, Canada, Latin America, Iran, Vietnam, India, Nepal, and Japan. Previous winners have included David Chipperfield’s Fayland House in 2015UID Architects’ Cosmic House in 2016, and the anti-seismic prototype in 2017 by Edward Ng, Wan Li and Xinan Chi

Hybrid Homes: Living and Working Collide in These 26 Projects

12:00 - 22 July, 2018
Hybrid Homes: Living and Working Collide in These 26 Projects, Cortesía de Naoomi Kurozumi Architectural Photographic Office
Cortesía de Naoomi Kurozumi Architectural Photographic Office

© Tsukui Teruaki © Toshiyuki Yano © Vincent Hecht © Charles Davis Smith + 27

Normally, houses are divided into common areas, rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. However, sometimes the client demands to add other programs related to their work or hobbies, making efficient design and daily spatial distribution more complex. As architects, we are faced with an interesting challenge: to merge the private life of its inhabitants with more public and open programs, generating exciting mixed-use spaces.

If you are interested in designing hybrid homes, we have selected 26 houses with additions including shops, soccer fields, barns, greenhouses, and even skateparks.

Space-Saving Solutions: 33 Creative Storage Ideas

12:00 - 15 July, 2018
Space-Saving Solutions: 33 Creative Storage Ideas, © Federico Villa
© Federico Villa

© Hey! Cheese © Kat Lu © Hey! Cheese © Kai Nakamura + 34

The lack of storage space is a recurrent problem in homes. In most cases, residual spaces or uncomfortable corners are used to solve the lack of shelves, drawers, and closets. To efficiently incorporate these type of spaces into your designs, here are 33 remarkable storage examples.

Voice of Coffee / Yusuke Seki

00:00 - 3 July, 2018
Voice of Coffee / Yusuke Seki, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto Cafe / Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects

22:00 - 30 May, 2018
Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto Cafe / Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    64 Kusakawacho Nanzenji Sakyo-ku Kyoto Japan
  • Project Team

    Yui Matsushita
  • Construction

    TANK, Atelier Loöwe INC.
  • Soup Design

    HOSHIZAKI TOKYO CO.,ltd
  • Lighting plan

    Endo Lighting
  • Kitchen

    HOSHIZAKI KEIHAN CO.,ltd
  • Plant plan

    Simple garden
  • Area

    217.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

House in Higashi Ohwada / CASE-REAL

19:00 - 27 December, 2017
House in Higashi Ohwada / CASE-REAL, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Japan
  • Design

    Koichi Futatusmata, Yuki Onita
  • Area

    135.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

House in Nobeoka / Schemata Architects

19:00 - 26 December, 2017
House in Nobeoka / Schemata Architects, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Nobeoka, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Jo Nagasaka
  • Project Team

    Ryosuke Yamamoto
  • Area

    440.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

What is Plantscaping?

12:00 - 26 December, 2017
What is Plantscaping?, Collage. Image Cortesía de Danae Santibáñez
Collage. Image Cortesía de Danae Santibáñez

© Nelson Kon © Quang Dam © Edward Hendricks © Helene Binet + 49

Interior gardens and plants produce many day-to-day benefits, like mood boosting and memory enhancing effects. Interior landscape design, also known as "plantscaping", is much more than the act of bringing plants indoors; it's actually about the strategic placement and selection of plant species within an architectural project to highlight and enhance aspects of spatial design. 

Kitchens that Double As Dining Rooms: Architectural Design Inspiration

06:00 - 22 November, 2017
Kitchens that Double As Dining Rooms: Architectural Design Inspiration, © Akihide Mishima
© Akihide Mishima

Proven to be tied to the areas of the brain responsible for emotion and memory, smells are more tied to a perception of place than any other human sense. And there are few sensations more powerful than the smell of delicious food wafting in from your own kitchen. In that regard, kitchens are the true heart of the home, the space most closely related to joyfulness, childhood, and family.

Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite kitchens that also double as dining rooms – spaces where you can bake your cake and eat it too. Each different in material and arrangement, these kitchens all share one thing in common: We can’t seem to shake them from our memory. Check out the list below!

© Hannes Henz © Tess Kelly © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Paul McCredie + 18

House in Minami-Ogikubo / CASE-REAL

20:00 - 28 October, 2017
House in Minami-Ogikubo  / CASE-REAL, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Area

    97.2 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

20 Amazing Images of Architecture as Seen from the Sky: The Best Photos of the Week

12:00 - 24 September, 2017
20 Amazing Images of Architecture as Seen from the Sky: The Best Photos of the Week, © Chen Hao
© Chen Hao

This week we have prepared a special selection of 20 images of architecture as seen from the sky. This style of image, made possible by the emergence of drones, is increasingly used in architectural photography. It makes it possible to understand, in a single image, the totality of a project, and to see how the project interacts with the context in which it is immersed. Read on to see a selection of renowned photographers such as Hufton + Crow, Fernando Guerra, NAARO, and Jesús Granada.

© Takumi Ota © Steve Troes Fotodesign © Barbara Vetter, Vincent Heiland © Felipe Díaz Contardo + 20

Gigi-Verde Kobe / SIDES CORE

22:00 - 13 September, 2017
Gigi-Verde Kobe / SIDES CORE, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 11

  • Architects

  • Location

    Fujimoto Bldg. 1F 2-4-12 Nakayamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, Japan
  • Area

    76.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun / Nendo

20:00 - 12 June, 2017
Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun / Nendo, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Daichi Ano © Daichi Ano © Takumi Ota + 36

  • Design collaborator

    IWATAYA ARCHITECTS
  • Meeting area design collaborator and shop interior design

    KOKUYO
  • Signboard, website, digital signage design

    Nippon Design Center, Inc. Irobe Design Institute
  • Lighting Design

    izumi okayasu lighting design
  • Planting

    studio mons LLC.

Modelia Colors Wakamatsucho / Sasaki Architecture + Atelier O

20:00 - 2 June, 2017
Modelia Colors Wakamatsucho / Sasaki Architecture + Atelier O, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 32

  • Architects

  • Location

    36-13 Wakamatsuchō, Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to 162-0056, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Ryuichi Sasaki, Rieko Okumura
  • Area

    760.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

JIKKA / Issei Suma

22:00 - 23 May, 2017
JIKKA  / Issei Suma, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ito, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Issei Suma
  • Structural Engineer

    Nawaken-jm
  • Area

    100.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

ŌYANE / DO.DO.

19:00 - 14 March, 2017
ŌYANE / DO.DO., ©  Takumi Ota
©  Takumi Ota

©  Takumi Ota ©  Takumi Ota ©  Takumi Ota ©  Takumi Ota + 29

  • Architects

  • Location

    859-3701, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Kei Harada
  • Area

    140.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Hermès Gion-mise / ODS

19:00 - 1 February, 2017
Hermès Gion-mise  / ODS, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota + 15

  • Architects

    ODS
  • Location

    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
  • Design

    Koichiro Oniki
  • Area

    212.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs