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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.

N-HOUSE in Kasugai, Japan by D.I.G Architects

 
November 7th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

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A single family house built in a suburb of Nagoya.

The house is composed of linearly arranged 3 rectangular boxes and 2 portal frame squares. Each unit has a different width, length and height, which provide various spaces for different activities and gaps for colorful lighting from outside.

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

  • Architects: D.I.G Architects
  • Project: N-HOUSE
  • Location: Kasugai, Japan
  • Type: Single family house
  • Architectural Design: Akinori Yohimura+Maki Yohimura, D.I.G Architects
  • Structural design: Akira Suzuki/ASA
  • Constructor: Shigeo Matsumoto/HACOYA
  • Site area: 263.84m2
  • Floor area: 94.50m2

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

2 portal frame squares are almost 4m high and 6m long spanned wooden frames. We chosencomposite beam composite of 24mm engineering plywood and timber beams. The beams are put not in a transverse direction, which is a normal method, but in a longitudinal direction, to make the frame much thinner than usual.

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

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Image Courtesy © D.I.G Architects

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