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.
CAVE in Nakatsu Oita, Japan by Eto Kenta Atelier Architects
May 31st, 2014 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Eto Kenta Atelier Architects
The site is located in the northern part of Oita Prefecture.
It is a region where construction of residential areas are expanding.
While housing is lined on the south-west, vast countryside has been left on the north side.
The environment, such as front and back the other hand this.
Opening and closing of the building,
From the relationship of the inner and outer,
I thought nature of this house.
Is provided in three locations in different heights the large aperture of about 7m, north-south axis, connecting the north and south,
So as to ensure the lighting, ventilation and privacy from the neighboring house by raising a large opening on the south side. In contrast, the north side is secured to view overlooking the countryside.
In addition, taken up inthe east-westaxis ofthebuildinglong sidedirection,
Direction of the opening,
Direction of flooring,
Direction of lintel,
Direction of the rail,
It was to create a cavity hollowed out to a large opening in the north-south axis.
give a sense of direction and distance to the east-west axis.
In simple form, I have wrapped it.
In a simple box, I gave a dynamic phenomenon.
By operating the opening and closing with respect to the space inside and outside, I thought the space that raise at the same time a private openness and. Such as the outside of the inner, such as internal or as external, which is rich space.
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