Tag: Japanese architecture

House F \ Ido,Kenji

House F \ Ido,Kenji

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• December 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Ido,Kenji has recently completed the House F. It is a wooden three story house that is built on urban narrow site. It aimed at a quiet, soft space with the wood and the wall of painting. The space with a brightness and openness was secured, and the space and the pitch with the […]

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House in Kamihachiman \ Naoko Horibe

House in Kamihachiman \ Naoko Horibe

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (1)

Japanese architect Naoko Horibe has completed the house in Kamihachiman. The challenge in this design was to enable a comfortable, open lifestyle despite the fact that the building site is surrounded by other homes lined up uniformly on a street running along their south side. The architects chose not to place windows on the southern […]

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Dogsalon in Oita \ Naoko Horibe

Dogsalon in Oita \ Naoko Horibe

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• August 29, 2013 • Comments (1)

Located on a long, thin lot surrounded by rice fields, this combined residence and dog salon has a symbolic shape that turns the building itself into a sign for the business. The dog salon occupies the part of the building adjacent to the main road, with bathrooms and kitchen in the center so as to […]

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Step tower \ EASTERN design office

Step tower \ EASTERN design office

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• July 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm EASTERN design office recently has completed the Step tower in Osaka, Japan. A stark white ship that sails in the middle of the bustling sea of colors. The ship floating on the ocean suddenly appears in a shopping center. It evokes a feeling not of a resort area, but of an exotic […]

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House in Kamoshima \ Naoko Horibe

House in Kamoshima \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

With its simple arced shape echoing the shape of the property and its charred cedar exterior similar to that found throughout the neighborhood, this residence blends seamlessly into its surroundings of peaceful rice fields, temples, and shrines. The kitchen sits in the very center of the home with a clear view of the living room, […]

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House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Japanese architect Naoko Horibe. The property where this residence stands is occasionally flooded during heavy rains. The clients requested a design that dealt with the problem, as well as providing security, privacy, good natural light and air circulation, and a space that their children could run around in. In response the architect proposed […]

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House of Yamakawa \ Naoko Horibe

House of Yamakawa \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Naoko Horibe designed the House of Yamakawa. This home sits on a road that gets a surprising amount of traffic given how narrow it is. To minimize the noise from cars and to ensure privacy, the architects concentrated storage spaces along the side of the house facing the road and added a hallway as a […]

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Danchi Hutch \ YYAA

Danchi Hutch \ YYAA

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• July 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA, this small house is designed for a craftman and his mother. They had lived in a Danchi for a long time. Danchi is notorious Japanese housing complex. Since it is too narrow, it is often called “The rabbit hutch.” When the client consulted us to build their new residence, […]

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House in Tamatsu \ Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio

House in Tamatsu \ Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio

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• May 29, 2013 • Comments (0)

Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio recently has completed the house for 4 members of a family with two kids. The house is placed at urban district and a small plot of only 43.21sqm in Osaka, Japan. Around the site is the mixed-use area where small houses, small factories, and small office buildings coexist together without any […]

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House in Konan \ Coo Planning

House in Konan \ Coo Planning

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• April 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm Coo Planning has designed a private house for a single family in Konan. The house is located in the quiet residential area of Kobe-city, Hyogo prefecture. It is small, but the basic required functional spaces has been efficiently planned and distributed in 3 floors and 1 mezzanine floor. We believe ‘Power of […]

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