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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 Nishinokyo, Japan by OHArchitecture

 
May 6th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: OHArchitecture  

This is a remodelling project of a Kyomachi-ya, a traditional Kyoto house, constructed over 80 years ago.

At first, it was a Kyomachi-ya that has been painted multiple times due to refurbishments in the last 80 years. Firtstly, for returning it to the original form, the paints were scraped off. Then, to be able to provide the minimal needs for living in a house, a white box has been placed in the building. The coexistence of the newly placed white box and the historical elements of the Kyomachi-ya, as a background, emphasizes the contrast of the old and the new, and lets the memories of the building possessed with in the flow of time surrounds the space.

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

  • Architects: OHArchitecture
  • Project: House
  • Location: nakagyou-ku, Kyoto-city, Japan
  • Photography: Toshiyuki Yano
  • Software used: AutoCAD and SketchUP
  • Contractor: Archistyle Keisuke kato
  • Total area: 1F:40.88m22F:31.87m2 Total72.75m2
  • Construction phase: Apr.2015〜Oug. 2015

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

The beauty of the Kyomachi-ya architecture has represented in the building by the pillar which supported the building for more than 80 years, as well as the roof which has surpassed the rain and the wind with the walls that kept inside warm during the severe winter of Kyoto.

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

On the North side of the site  a park has been located. To be able to capture the environment of the park to the interior space, the white box has placed on the South area of the site.

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

On the Northern facade of the building, a large opening placed towards the park for bringing the sunlight to the deeper part of the first floor which had never bright before with the reducing the area of the second floor.

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

The Kyomachi-ya holds the beauty and the history of the past 80 years, and contemporary elements, which illuminated by the sunshine leaks from the trees from the park, brings the new, contemporary meaning to the Kyomachi-ya.

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © Toshiyuki Yano

Image Courtesy © OHArchitecture

Image Courtesy © OHArchitecture

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