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hideyuki nakayama architecture: o house   update
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jan 30, 2011
hideyuki nakayama architecture: o house update


‘o house’ by hideyuki nakayama architecture in kyoto, japan
all images courtesy eizo okada
image by daichi ano

designboom’s friend and dezain.net’s editor-in-chief eizo okada has sent us images of his family’s home,
‘o house’ in kyoto, japan. a year after our original post on the project designed by hideyuki nakayama architecture,
we get an exclusive look at the dwelling after it has been lived in.

exaggerated in form and shape, the narrow two-storey design features a fully glazed street facade
that puts on display the activity of the house. in order to create private while controlling the amount
of natural daylight entering the interior, textile designer akane moriyama has custom-made a
single curtain that hangs from floor to ceiling. during the evening, the slight translucency of
the fabric allows the house to glow from inside out.

for more information on the design, click here for our previous coverage of the house.


(left) living space as seen from the outside
(right) upper level

images by mitsuo okamoto


hallway
image by mitsuo okamoto


the ground floor seen from the second level
image by mitsuo okamoto


dining area
image by mitsuo okamoto


circular nook
image by mitsuo okamoto


images by mitsuo okamoto


image by mitsuo okamoto


the street facade during the night

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