shun hirayama architecture: les aventuriers
mar 08, 2010
shun hirayama architecture: les aventuriers


‘les aventuriers’

‘les aventuriers’ by tokyo based shun hirayama architecture is a housing developed
on the hillside of kanagawa prefecture. conceptually, hirayama wanted home owners
to feel connected to the nature that surrounds this mountainside home.


‘les aventuriers’
image © daici ano

taking into account the slope in which it is built on, the interior of the building is made
with of various ceiling heights, angled walls, and ten floor levels. in doing this, hirayama
is able conform the structure to the landscape.



image © shun hirayama


image © daici ano


image © daici ano


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image © daici ano


inside the housing unit, one can find various living spaces: a kitchen, a dining room, a living
space, bedrooms and bathroom. equipped with walls and floors composed wood panels
with assorted finishes, the rooms emphasize a natural setting that blends in with the exterior
nature. the kitchen residing on the east end is slanted forward allowing light to flow in easily.
meanwhile, the living room is slightly inclined toward the south giving homeowner privacy
from neighbouring homes.


image © daici ano



image © katsuhisa kida/ fototeca


image © daici ano



image © daici ano


image © shun hirayama


‘les aventuriers’ path
image © katsuhisa kida/ fototeca

we produced a path that possesses comfortable straight eyesight, analogous to walking
between trees. the path connects the inside and the outside, and again backs to the inside
without a dead-end.
‘ – SH



image © daici ano



site plan, scale 1/500


1floor plan scale:1/200


2floor plan, scale:1/200


general information:

total floor area : 166.77 m2
1st floor area : 81.57 m2
2nd floor area : 85.20 m2
structure : wood design

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