a young family of four has purchased a 53-year-old 2847 sq ft house in japan surrounded by the countryside landscape and has decided to renovate it. by developing a new living concept in such a traditional japanese house, which will continue to the next generation, ALTS design office hopes to harmonize the existing favorable details with new elements and notion of a residence that can interconnect the middle area.


a family has purchased a japanese house surrounded by the countryside landscape and has decided to renovate it

 

 

first of all, japanese based firm ALTS design office has removed previous expansions realized to the 53-years-old house and returned it to the authentic ricefield character style, trying to insert new elements furthermore. the original japanese style room has been transformed into a garden and the border side has been added outside, increasing external factors and creating a comfortable space where various elements interweave. the rich space has been created by externalizing the interior and inserting new things while leaving the old stuff.


ALTS design office hopes to harmonize the existing favorable details with new elements


the design team returns the japanese house to its authentic ricefield character style


ALTS develops a living concept in such a traditional japanese house which will continue to the next generation


the architects insert new elements after adapting an original japanese style


the design office has removed previous expansions realized to the 53-years-old house


the rich space has been created by externalizing the interior


the design team has inserted new things while leaving the old stuff


the border side has been added outside, increasing external factors and creating a comfortable space


ALTS develops the notion of a residence that can interconnect the middle area

 

 

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