mA style: outotunoie house
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jun 18, 2012
mA style: outotunoie house

‘outotunoie house’ by mA-style architects, fujieda-city, shuzuoka, japan
all images courtesy of mA-style architects

overlooking a mountain range which runs from east to west, the ‘outotunoie house’ in fujieda-city, japan is designed by
japanese practice mA-style architects. positioned on opposing sides of the plot, two solid volumes are spaced apart
to form a parking space beneath the residence. the pair of stone block elements contain the entry, stairways,
private bedrooms and water-related areas such as the washrooms and kitchen. a glass block containing the living space
bridges the structures, cantilevering beyond their footprints to offer a panoramic view of the adjacent paddy field.

the frameless floor-to-ceiling windows eliminate a boundary between the interior and nature. the elevated floor plate
also takes the frequent flooding of the nearby river into account.

main elevation

elevated and cantilevered living room

view of the paddy field and distant mountains

panoramic view from the living room

view to the kitchen from the living room


kitchen + dining

aerial view of kitchen + dining


at dusk

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

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