// arthitectural / small plot

Fujiwarramuro architects
House in Nada


The house is located in a residential section in the heart of the city of Kobe. It is an area where property prices are high but since the site is a mere 36.95m2 the client was able to purchase the land at a relatively low price. The project area, a plot with houses on either […]


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Alphaville architects
House Folded


This is a 100m2 residence for a couple and their cats located in Osaka, Japan. The typical method for designing a house would assign rectangular rooms with specific functions and lay out them. Such a design produces a series of rooms of similar size and causes monotonous spatial experiences. Our approach was to avoid the […]


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Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects
house K


This is a duplex house in quiet residential area, suburb of Tokyo. The theme of this house is how to divide a house for two families. I designed the house composed of 3 parts, on the slender site; wooden box, concrete box and the corridor which is connecting those two boxes. This is because usually in Japan the […]


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Key Operation Inc. Architects
Asian Sweets Café Kōki


Asian sweets café Kōki is located in Tatemachi shopping street in Kanzawa. The first floor which has a large counter for take out, half self-service and showcase, and some comfortable seats, is connected through a void to the second floor with its antique chairs and for guests.  As the floor level of the first floor is […]


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Ian Moore Architects
Fink House


This is a renovation of an 1840s heritage listed sandstone cottage which was substantially added to in the 1980s. The front of the house could not be altered and any addition was not to be visible above the existing ridge line. The interior of the cottage, including its sandstone walls, was in poor condition, so a strategy […]


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Key Operation Inc. Architects
House Meguro


A Home Built with Living-Room Compartments A parcel located in a dense residential neighborhood near Shimizu Pond Park in Meguro-ku, Tokyo, was divided into three lots. One 4.3-by-10.8 meter lot (46.5 m2) has afforded a compact home with extended floor space of 71 m2 for a married couple and their child. Three levels consumed 17m2 for […]


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Sinato
House O


A new house built on the misshapen site for a family of four. The site faces the urban scale such as parking area and public pool. So it was better to keep enough distance from them, but the house open to the outside was required. We placed 3 rectangles along the site, 3 quadrangles between the rectangles […]


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