There is a large-scale residence, called "New Town", which was developed in the whole country for workers residential ensured in the high-growth period of the Japanese economy.
This plan is the renovation of wooden detached houses. This house has been sale lots on its residential land. It is a little old, small and typological house.
A lot of houses that are around this house have a very similar model, many people are living now.
Our lifestyle and preferences of the design has changed as compared to the time of construction these houses.
We shuld designed to solve those problems and discomfort of this house.
Modification of this house completely new is the easy solution to the problem and not economical manner. It is not economical practice and is easy solution to become the house was completely new.
We carefully selected the location and materials that shuld be updated, and embedded the new material and images in there. We must handled by modifying what was outdated
They often had gone to the cafe that I have previously designed. And they were able to find my team They said, in the first meeting, that they want to make a home, such as this café The interior of this cafe uses old plaster and rusty woods.
So we do not need to renovate this house like the new construction, it was necessary to combine the new materials and new colors as the old materials.
located: Narita City, Chiba,Japan design team: tai_tai STUDIO/Hidekazu wakabayashi completed: 2016 function：house site area：225.77㎡ architectural area：56.31㎡ total floor area：82.76㎡ structure： wood