edward suzuki architecture: F residence
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apr 16, 2012
edward suzuki architecture: F residence


‘F residence’ by edward suzuki architecture, kamakura, japan 
image @yasuhiro mukamura
all images courtesy of edward suzuki architecture

tokyo-based edward suzuki architecture has designed the ‘F residence’, a single family dwelling in kamakura, japan.
the rectangular footprint of the building conceals an outdoor circular
courtyard within the center of the structure. the ground level’s
programmatic spaces are wrapped around the grand and open yard, oriented to have cross perspectives through to the focal area.
inhabitants may observe the displayed art pieces and plantings from
the kitchen, master bedroom and dining rooms.

on the first floor, an open-air terrace surrounds and overlooks the vegetated garden. corridors with sloping ramps leading to
each successive room, with bamboo reed doors for privacy. off of the terrace, a row of additional bedrooms are offered
views into the canopy of the tree.


upper level terrace
image @yasuhiro mukamura


view into the circular courtyard
image @yasuhiro mukamura


inhabitants may observe art pieces and plantings from the ground level spaces
image @yasuhiro mukamura


courtyard
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ground level entry
image @yasuhiro mukamura


living room
image @yasuhiro mukamura


living room
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kitchen and dining area
image @yasuhiro mukamura


(left) stairs to upper level
(right) sloping corridor
images @yasuhiro mukamura


(left) door closed
(right) corridor with door open
images @yasuhiro mukamura


japanese dining area
image @yasuhiro mukamura


upper level bedroom
image @yasuhiro mukamura


bathroom
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exterior of residence
image @yasuhiro mukamura


floor plan / level 0


floor plan / level 1


section


elevation

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