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House in Futago // Yabashi Architects & Associates

Saga, Japan

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It is a small housing project.There are Japanese homes around the site with a certain density and There is a row of cherry blossoms on the side of the site.The client wanted to live while watching the cherry blossoms. But it isn’t able to avoid a private problem to grant the request in this land near a road.

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

So we proposed a simple answer. I made them reverse the construction of the floor.The stairs in this housing are characteristic. A Void like a crevasse is separating inside and outside gently. The stairs where soft light on the north side falls play abstract beauty.
The construction of the 2nd floor is simple.

© Yabashi Architects & Associates

© Yabashi Architects & Associates

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

Each several offices which line up parallel to cherry blossoms. We answered a request of the client who would like to live while always feeling a cherry blossoms.The simple composition and the beautiful figure are derived consequently, and construction has been completed.
We thought about a house like living with cherry blossoms while paying attention to the surrounding houses.
The roof, material, proportion are designed to follow the surrounding context and participate in the city-scape.On the other hand, symmetrical façades are slightly away from the surrounding context.

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Yabashi Architects & Associates

© Yabashi Architects & Associates

A design that combines autonomy and heteronomous awakens the surrounding poetic level..

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro

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