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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.

House in Yakumo in Meguro city, Tokyo by Yaita and Associates

 
August 20th, 2014 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Yaita and Associates

This is the house for a couple with two small children located in a suburb of Tokyo. A form like a vase is characteristic. Large bay windows and entrance which were built with galvanization jump out of an outer wall, on the contrary, the longitudinal side wall has been drilled for the balconies.

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

  • Architects: Yaita and Associates
  • Project: House in Yakumo
  • Location: Meguro city, Tokyo
  • Photography:  Shigeo Ogawa, Hiroyuki Hirai
  • Software used: Vectorworks
  • Architect in Charge: Hisaaki Yaita , Naoko Yaita
  • Structural Engineer: Katsuharu Sugiura
  • Mechanical Engineer: Shimazu Design Office Ltd.
  • General Constractor: Nissyo Constraction
  • Year: July 2011
  • Site area: 106.32m2
  • Footprint area: 63.61 m2
  • Total floor area: 164.55 m2

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Hirai

These are the intermediate spaces made by the perimeter of the house, and are the mechanisms for leading light and a wind to an inside and completing the lively space. For example, it is a toplight device. This is the air chamber with exhaust port which get hot air through the slits of the living ceiling, is making the flow of the good wind.

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

The big bay window with the longwise ventilating slit in the side, is another device that makes a wind crossing the living room. The form of this house is the result of finding that it is required through the process of a design and giving a form to the discovered theme , and making shape take as it is. The form where it appeared at the end was somewhat humorous.

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Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

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Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

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Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

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Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

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Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Hirai

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Hirai

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Shigeo Ogawa

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Hirai

Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

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Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

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Image Courtesy ©  Hiroyuki Hira

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Image Courtesy © Yaita and Associates

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