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Name of the project inside house & outside house Exact definition of the building a couple and two children Location of the project Suginami-ku , Tokyo , JAPAN Construction nature wooden-structure Site ?? 95.98 m2 Building area 37.32 m2 Floor area ratio 71.20 m2 Building height 6228 mm No. of floors 2F Building function houseInside House + Outside Ho...
This is a project of a house for a married couple and two cats, located in Tokyo. The project had started based on the idea that humans and cats live in a same house, rather than cats living in a house designed for humans — and finally this idea brought out a concept: “a house inside which you feel being outside.”Inside Out
The project was launched when I was commissioned to enlarge a house for a couple in their 30's and their three daughters living in Yamanashi Prefecture. On my first visit there, I found the houses of one story and two stories both stand close together but that there remain some empty lots, farming fields, wooded areas and unpaved roads. I remember that the bounty and generosity of the place inspired me. My client tol...Outside In
A house with a basement and two floors above ground was planned in a residential area in Yokohama, which is characterized by rolling hills. The 60-square meter site is sandwiched by existing houses to the south and the north. On the east side, the site faces a 3m-tall retaining wall. In these ways, the site at first looked like it was buried by the surroundings.House in Byobugaura
This building is a residence for a young husband and wife and their three children. It stands amid rice fields and houses, located a little off the main road for sightseeing. There are zelkova trees, silk trees, and vegetative soil on the property, and the surrounding nature, such as the view of the nearby mountains and the clean air, is very appealing. On the other hand, however, the attention from and the presence ...Acrylic House
This is a house consisting of inside and outside spaces. The clients are a married couple. Their request: “We want a house in which we feel as if we are outdoors.” While there is no clear boundary between the indoor and outdoor in terms of the construction of a house, it offers uninterrupted experiences and similar dimensions, structures, finishes, and furniture density.Garden House
It is a complex of church school (2nd floor) and nursery (1st floor) administered by Protestant Christ church. The premises are located at a greenery area in Yokohama city surrounded by fields, parks and hills in the neighborhood. It has been planned in the open space such that places for children to stay are mixed into forest with rich natural environment. Drawn continued line in the forest in a spiral manner mixe...Hongodai Christ Church Sc...