In Tokyo many children will not be able to enroll in nursery school. Because a small number of nursery school compared to the large population.
The building was created in order to increase the capacity of existing small nursery.
The appearance of this building in order to better harmonize with the surrounding landscape, has been sampling the facial profile and materials and colors that are often used in houses around. we have to re-configured them for this nursery.
It also has adopted the children is easy to remember gable.
The first floor is a 0-year-old children care spaces. Milk formula or bathing or medical office are located. The second floor is a three to five-year-olds of space. There is a small house in the center. It is a toilet for the children.
In Japan, there are some of the advanced criteria for space of the children. They are the prohibition of hazardous chemicals in the air, limit of material that can be used in children room, the rules of the details for the children's safety….
We designed to clear all rules for this space.
located: Tachikawa City, Tokyo design team: tai_tai STUDIO/Hidekazu wakabayashi,hn Architects/Naoaki Hashimoto completed: 2016 function：nursery site area：348.96㎡ architectural area：126.88㎡ total floor area：259.60㎡ structure： steel photography: Hisashi Okamoto