LEVEL architects: house in monzennakacho
LEVEL architects: house in monzennakacho LEVEL architects: house in monzennakacho
dec 01, 2012
LEVEL architects: house in monzennakacho

‘house in monzennakacho’ by LEVEL architects, monzannakacho, japan
all images courtesy of LEVEL architects




the ‘house in monzennakacho’ is a private single-family residence designed by japanese firm LEVEL architects on a corner site near the town’s train station
and the oyoko river lined with cherry blossom trees, which became the starting point for the design. the home is vertical, containing four floors connected
by a spiral staircase in a light well. the ground level contains the parking and bathroom, the second storey has the living, dining room and kitchen, followed
by the master bedroom and water closet, and finally the rooftop terrace. the narrow character of the site reduces the amount of structural elements required,
using only the necessary amount of columns in order to add more apertures that look towards the river and trees. furniture was integrated into the structural
partitions to save space within the basic white interior.



living room



living room and kitchen



spiral staircase located at the back of the house





view from the stairs







master bedroom



bedroom with views to the cherry blossom trees








site plan



floor plan / level 0



floor plan / level 1



floor plan / level 2






project info:



site area: 55.60 m2
footprint area: 38.19 m2
total area: 119.27 m2
parking space: 18.52 m2
floor areas: 1f 19.94 m2
parking space: 18.52 m2
second floor: 38.19 m2
third floor: 38.19 m2
ph: 4.7 m2

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