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House of the Frame in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan by S PLUS ONE architecture

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Article source: S PLUS ONE architecture

The residence built to the rich green site surrounded by mountains.

Image Courtesy © Astushi Isida

Image Courtesy © Astushi Isida

  • Architects: S PLUS ONE architecture
  • Project: House of the Frame
  • Location: Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
  • Photography: Astushi Isida                
  • Principal use: house
  • Completion date: 10.2012
  • Building site: Yamanashi
  • Site area: 252.73㎡
  • Total floor area: 110.16㎡
  • structure: wood structure

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Home between Earth and Sky-Passive House with Sundial in Heguri, Japan by Kikuma Watanabe

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Article source: Kikuma Watanabe

This home in Japan is passive house in where a sundial is set. By adapting the passive system the internal spaces support a comfortable environment where in summer it is naturally cool and in the winter it is warm. This ecological technology aids this passive system using the sun and the wind for an effective air conditioner.

view from north, Image Courtesy © Kikuma Watanabe

view from north, Image Courtesy © Kikuma Watanabe

  • Architects: Kikuma Watanabe
  • Project: Home between Earth and Sky-Passive House with Sundial
  • Location: Kasugaoka, Heguri, Ikoma district, Nara pref, Japan
  • Photography: Kikuma Watanabe
  • Software used: Cad soft, Vectorworks
  • Firm: D Environmental Design System Laboratory
  • Leading architect: Kikuma Watanabe
  • Design team: Tetsuo Kataoka 
  • Structure: Syunya Takahashi+ D Environmental Design System Laboratory
  • Construction: Fushimi builder’s office
  • Site area: 357.41m2
  • Building area: 98.87m2
  • Total floor area: 143.97m2 (1st floor area 95.74m2, 2nd floor area 48.23m2)
  • Project year: 2015

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Towada civic center plaza in Japan by Kengo Kuma & Associates

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Article source: Kengo Kuma & Associates

This wooden building was constructed as the city’s community center for people to gather. We repeated the roofs for the façade so that it could merge into the neighboring townscape of small houses.

Image Courtesy © Kenta Hasegawa

Image Courtesy © Kenta Hasegawa

  • Architects: Kengo Kuma & Associates
  • Project: Towada civic center plaza
  • Location: Towada, Aomori, Japan
  • Photography: Kenta Hasegawa
  • Type: Community center
  • Design:Kengo Kuma & Associates
  • Structure: Jun Sato Structural Engineering
  • Machinery: Kankyo Engineering
  • Textile: Kengo Kuma & Associates + Yoko Ando Design
  • Design period: 2012.1 ~ 2013.2 (more…)

“House in Setagaya” project in Japan by Tender Inc. / Satoshi Miyazaki

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Article source: Tender Inc. / Satoshi Miyazaki

In such a small house site in Tokyo, it’s common to build several small levels up  to keep enough space for living. In this project,considering this style very positively,  each floor has one simple room style:

1F: Bath room and small atelier
2F: Living & Dining
3F: Master bedroom and children’s room
4F: loof top

Image Courtesy © Yasunori Shimomura

Image Courtesy © Yasunori Shimomura

  • Architects: Tender Inc. / Satoshi Miyazaki
  • Project: “House in Setagaya” project
  • Location: Setagaya, Tokyo, JAPAN
  • Photography: Yasunori Shimomura
  • Software used: Vectorworks
  • Area: 100.0 sqm
  • Project year: 2015

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Oita Prefectural Art Museum in Japan by Shigeru Ban Architects

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Article source: Shigeru Ban Architects

Typical museums are usually a closed building type which prevents the public from knowing what activities are going on inside and deprives them of the chance to enjoy art.

Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Hirai

Image Courtesy © Hiroyuki Hirai

  • Architects: Shigeru Ban Architects 
  • Project: Oita Prefectural Art Museum
  • Location: Oita, Japan
  • Photography: Hiroyuki Hirai

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RENHOUSE in Ina-City, Japan by MTKarchitects

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Article source: MTKarchitects

This “RENHOUSE” has been created as a house which suggests a strong connection with the natural surroundings. The gabled shape of the roof designed with inspiration of the line of the mountains in the background becomes integrated into the landscape.

Image Courtesy © Yuko Tada

Image Courtesy © Yuko Tada

  • Architects: MTKarchitects 
  • Project: RENHOUSE
  • Location: Ina-City, Japan
  • Photography: Yuko Tada
  • Architect In Charge: Akira Metoki
  • Structural Engineer: Hidemasa Nagata
  • Area: 163.02sqm
  • Site Area: 342.23sqm
  • Year: 2014

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K9-house in Miyakonojo, Japan by Architect Show co.,Ltd

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Article source: Architect Show co.,Ltd

The client’s brief is the renovation of the old plain building; because of the building have been deteriorating, and the family feels so cold at winter due to building had been constructed by concrete.

Image Courtesy © Toshihisa Ishii

Image Courtesy © Toshihisa Ishii

  • Architects: Architect Show co.,Ltd
  • Project: K9-house
  • Location: Miyakonojo, Japan
  • Photography: Toshihisa Ishii
  • Site Area: 761.25 m²
  • Bldg.Area: 213.63 m²
  • Gross Floor Area: 289.17 m²
  • Bldg.Coverage Ratio: 37.99 %
  • Gross Floor Ratio: 74.39 %
  • Bldg.scale: 2 stories above ground

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House in a geo in Ageo city, saitama, Japan by KASA ARCHITECTS

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Article source: KASA ARCHITECTS

This building is a three family houses in couple + father.Site is located in ageo-city, saitama, around the region can be seen here dating back 25 years or so houses and farms. In this area I think that prompted such roles, giving the shape of the new shape of the husband wife grew up with my father built a House 25 years ago, this land, in Tokyo to work with this new life takes up three family for two households is not 1.5 households living.

Image Courtesy © ikunori yamamoto

Image Courtesy © ikunori yamamoto

  • Architects: KASA ARCHITECTS
  • Project: House in a geo
  • Location: Ageo city, saitama, Japan
  • Photography: ikunori yamamoto
  • Site area: 104.40 sqm
  • Building area: 84.39 sqm
  • Gross floor area: 43.31 sqm
  • Building coverage ratio: 79.97%
  • Gross floor ratio: 41.48%
  • Building scale: 2 storey above ground (more…)

Hotel Pat Inn in Chichi-jima, Japan by Kichi Architectural Design

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Article source: Kichi Architectural Design

This inn is located on Chichi-jima, which is part of the Ogasawara archipelago located in the Pacific Ocean approximately 1000 km south of Tokyo.

Image Courtesy © Ippei Shinzawa

Image Courtesy © Ippei Shinzawa

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Ryoguchi-ya Korekiyo in Aichi, Japan by KENGO KUMA AND ASSOCIATES

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Article source: KENGO KUMA AND ASSOCIATES

Ryoguchi-ya Korekiyo is a long-established Japanese confectionary store in Nagoya. The roof-type cross section enabled us to create a tranquil, shadowy place under the eaves.

Image Courtesy © MASAO  NISHIKAWA

Image Courtesy © MASAO NISHIKAWA

  • Architects: KENGO KUMA AND ASSOCIATES
  • Project: Ryoguchi-ya Korekiyo
  • Location: Aichi, Japan
  • Photography: MASAO  NISHIKAWA
  • Date: 2013.11
  • Type: Shop
  • Area: 315.22 m2

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