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yokohama triennale 08: akihisa hirata architecture office
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nov 06, 2008
yokohama triennale 08: akihisa hirata architecture office


one of the triennale’s information centres for ‘le no ie’ by akihisa hirata architecture office
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at the yokohama triennale 08, akihisa hirata architects presented their experimental building, ‘house of houses’.
extending from his concept ‘house t’, the structure explores hirata’s interest in pitched-roof housing and the
possibilities which stem from this type of roof-style. for the event, the presentation of the house also acts
as one of the triennale’s general information centres for ‘le no ie’ project steering committee, and is located
in canal park

 

 


the green pitched-roof house blends into its surroundings
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the structure also acts as an information centre for the triennale
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inside, small scale models of the house are on show
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the pitched-roof houses have many skylight windows which allow natural light to flow through the structure
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designboom’s yokohama triennale 08 preview: akihisa hirata

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akihisa hirata architecture office: http://www.hao.nu
yokohama triennale: http://yokohamatriennale.jp
li no ie project steering committee: http://www.ienoie.net

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