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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

Circus & Circus in Ushiku, Japan by N Maeda Atelier

 
June 30th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Norisada Maeda

This is a collective house for eight families, whose peculiarity being its depth-wise length (18m par household). There are three approaches derived from this length.Long and curved walls make the air in this house so ambiguous and amorphous. In addition color of white on floors, walls and ceilings is useful for this image.

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

  •  Architects: N Maeda Atelier
  •  Project: Circus & Circus
  •  Location: Ushiku Ibaraki, Japan
  •  Site area: 411.40m2
  •  Total floor area: 974.25m2
  •  Function: Collecive housing
  •  Structural system: Reinforced concrete 4F
  •  Finish of construction: October of 2004

 Major materials

  •  Exterior:  scraching pattern finished plastering material
  •  Interior:  scraching pattern finished plastering materia

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Vacant air that is scentless and colorlessness is easy to get ‘coming’ atmosphere. The space is always waiting for transformation.To make the 18m wall a ‘continuous curved surface’ so it turns itself into a device generating landscape. (=conceptual image, red) And painted mortar material of the walls emphasizes the ‘continuity’.

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

To insert three exterior = voids along its length to the swelling part of curved walls(=conceptual image, green) three voids pierce through four levels of the building they also provide natural lighting and ventilation to the long, deep residencesSuch approaches would realize a living space with a feeling in every room that the exterior is close and familiar, even with is the multileveled collective housing.

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

Image Courtesy © N Maeda Atelier

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