// arthitectural / Japanese architecture
  • The House in Shimanto: Standing in the midst of a rural landscape The town of Shimanto, Kouchi Prefecture: On the north stands the Shikoku mountain range, to the south the Pacific Ocean, and through its center the leisurely flowing transparent waters of the Shimanto River. This area is a plateau and yet also a basin […]


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  • The “House J” is a small house (100m2) situated in Yamaguchi-prefecture, Japan. This house was designed for a client in need of privacy and seclusion from the outside. The site is narrow (120m2) and is surrounded by residences. The “House J” has three floors that are built around a small inner garden. 1st floor: dining room, kitchen, […]


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Architectural Main Concept The site is a residential area near a station in Asaka City of Saitama Prefecture. It is elongated to the east and the west directions and has 4m roads on the west and east sides, a 2.5m road on the north side, and two-story wooden apartment on the south side. Many two-story wooden buildings surround […]


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