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.
Y2-house・Y3-house in Sasebo, Japan by Architect Show Co.,Ltd
November 5th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Architect Show Co.,Ltd
This site is located along the sudden slope which entered the west at Route 204 in Sasebo-City a little.
While grandmother of chief mourner was long on this land, there were a house and a rented apartment lived in.
I dismantle these and I divide 248.45 square meters of sites of the whole site and plan two houses of grandmother and the grandchild.
The ground and the road of the plot in total have a difference of elevation of 2m30cm of the difference of elevation of a frontal road grounding site in 2m30cm.
The concept that I made much of by this plan most is to keep a connection in a design of the appearance, and to show two houses to one building.
I located the house of the one-story house of grandmother first and I emptied it between a little and Western located the 2-story house of the grandchild when I went up the slope from the east side from the Sasebo city.
Each other patronizes it not what two houses are seen three-dimensionally when they go up the slope by locating two in this way, and each other’s houses deny and is seen to one building.
Furthermore, this is because it thought that it can let the southeast light and wind flow into the house of the grandchild.
Seeing from the east side, I located the window of the slit long behind the one-story house and emphasized height.
Judging from the frontal road side, I did the house of the one-story house and a 2-story house with the design which emphasized a horizontal connection by horizontal louver of the retaining wall and the slit thrown open of the 2-story balcony and thought to be seen to one building with the three-dimensional impression.
While the family of grandmother and the grandchild different in the generation who poured light and wind protected privacy, it was with space of the community and I thought that I wanted it to be in the house where there was fun life and designed two gaps.
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