suppose design office: house in yagi
suppose design office: house in yagi suppose design office: house in yagi
apr 23, 2013
suppose design office: house in yagi


‘house in yagi’ by suppose design office, hiroshima city, japan
image © toshiyuki yano
all images courtesy of suppose design office

 

 

 

on a narrow site perpendicular to a small canal the ‘house in yagi’ by japanese practice suppose design office boasts an entirely concrete structure
with a single storey living area supported above a double height atrium space. the in-situ cast envelope reveals the integrated columns and beams
on the exterior as well as the interior ceiling, ordering the facade with a visually rational delineation of structural bays. the entry contains a tall
floor to ceiling height with compacted earthen ground that extends the exterior, emphasized further with the pristine smooth walls typical of
the outer envelope of a building, and a single tree injects a sharp natural contrast with the immediate domestic landscape. a single thin staircase
leads to the second level where the living space’s are located. an elm floor and plywood partitions balance the coldness of the concrete, complimented
by rather modest fixtures and furnishings. a sliding glass door at the entry to the second level serves as a thermal barrier while permitting the
passage of natural light from the large window that overlooks the river and small garden at the back of the lot.

 

 


image © toshiyuki yano

 

 


entrance atrium extends the exterior to a partially covered space
image © toshiyuki yano

 

 


dining and kitchen area
image © toshiyuki yano

 

 


entrance from the lower area
image © toshiyuki yano

 

 


sliding glass door
image © toshiyuki yano

 

 


image © toshiyuki yano

 

 


entrance atrium during the day and night, illuminated by the exterior
image © toshiyuki yano

 

 

 


floor plan / level 0

 

 


floor plan / level 1

 

 


section

 

 

project info:

 

 

location: hiroshima city,japan
principal use: private house
site area: 155.60sqm 
building area: 56.24sqm 
total floor area: 112.48sqm ( 1f:56.24sqm  2f:56.24sqm )
completion: june. 2012 
design period: april.2011-january.2011
construction period: february.2011-june.2012
structure:  rc structure
client: a couple and children
project architect:  makoto tanijiri [suppose design office]+ ohno hirohumi [ohno japan]
lighting: original
products: dining table
flooring:1f・masa soil   
                   2f・elm flooring +  wax(mat)

internal wall: walls of exposed concrete
ceiling: the ceilings of exposed concrete
construction: shinkou  kensrtsu co.,ltd.

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