Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
K Residence in Hiroshima, Japan by JAM
June 5th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: JAM
The site is located in the island of Hiroshima, Japan. Three sides of the site face the calm environment of Setonaikai Sea. The building is weekend house for 4-person family. The plan has the outline of 4 squares with rotated by a unit of 3 degrees.
Its plan leaves the outline which the square from which four sizes differ rotated by a unit of 3 degrees. Each outline is articulated by elements as mass, void, sanitary space, and furniture.
Nested space composition diffuses the gradation of space from a central courtyard – 7.5mx7.5m, and makes the rich continuity in the simple rectangle spaces. Furthermore, a courtyard is extended to the upper private space and developed to the terrace of the north side.
By operating with few angles, though a privacy level is adjusted, the open one room is realized. It is the space which can make an excursion, continuing infinitely.