atelier shinya miura: izukougen house atelier shinya miura: izukougen house
may 06, 2011

atelier shinya miura: izukougen house

street view

japanese studio atelier shinya miura has created ‘izukougen house’, a residential project for a couple who live in forestal resort area near the ocean in the izu peninsula area close to tokyo, japan. capitalizing on the surrounding views and natural environment, the design features a series of voids and openings that connect interior and exterior environments.

view of facade

fitting onto a narrow strip of land, the design is carefully structured to maximize both the quality and efficiency of space. three internal courtyards govern the interior volume, and provide a sense of openness. extending through the ceiling, the voids act as light wells that flood the neutral interior spaces with natural light and ventilation. a long window on the east side of the dwelling provides a parallel view of the ocean in the distance, while breaking up the longitudinal form. a collection of variously sized windows dance around the rest of the structure, framing and optimizing views of the lush garden and surrounding scenery.

interior

patio space and dining area

bed room

workshop area

night view

site plan + elevation

floor plan

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