a house divided into four by hiroki tanabe
a house divided into four by hiroki tanabe a house divided into four by hiroki tanabe
nov 18, 2009

a house divided into four by hiroki tanabe

in 2008 japanese architect hiroki tanabe developed a small café house of 62 sqm – a two-story complex which has an elongated U shape. on the first floor there is a kitchen and the café doubling as living room. the second floor houses a bedroom and bathroom.

south side

north side

bird’s eye view



corridor / hallway

living terrace


  • cool

    desugner says:
  • Love this concept, it’s like four elements: a floor on the ground and one in the air; an outside space on the ground and one in the air. I think the design could be improved by opening the barriers between the four spaces more.

    Anonymous says:
  • I think the presentation is lovely

    modular says:
  • nice

    gee says:
  • very very nice job! simplicity ….in the word! fantastic!

    yo says:

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