edward suzuki architecture: F residence edward suzuki architecture: F residence
apr 16, 2012

edward suzuki architecture: F residence

‘F residence’ by edward suzuki architecture, kamakura, japan  image @yasuhiro mukamura all images courtesy of edward suzuki architecture

tokyo-based edward suzuki architecture has designed the ‘F residence’, a single family dwelling in kamakura, japan. the rectangular footprint of the building conceals an outdoor circular courtyard within the center of the structure. the ground level’s programmatic spaces are wrapped around the grand and open yard, oriented to have cross perspectives through to the focal area. inhabitants may observe the displayed art pieces and plantings from the kitchen, master bedroom and dining rooms.

on the first floor, an open-air terrace surrounds and overlooks the vegetated garden. corridors with sloping ramps leading to each successive room, with bamboo reed doors for privacy. off of the terrace, a row of additional bedrooms are offered views into the canopy of the tree.

upper level terrace image @yasuhiro mukamura

view into the circular courtyard image @yasuhiro mukamura

inhabitants may observe art pieces and plantings from the ground level spaces image @yasuhiro mukamura

courtyard image @yasuhiro mukamura

ground level entry image @yasuhiro mukamura

living room image @yasuhiro mukamura

living room image @yasuhiro mukamura

kitchen and dining area image @yasuhiro mukamura

(left) stairs to upper level (right) sloping corridor images @yasuhiro mukamura

(left) door closed (right) corridor with door open images @yasuhiro mukamura

japanese dining area image @yasuhiro mukamura

upper level bedroom image @yasuhiro mukamura

bathroom image @yasuhiro mukamura

exterior of residence image @yasuhiro mukamura

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1



  • nice 🙂

    raD says:
  • Very, very inspiring!

    I hope that the family living here will have a fruitful life!

    All of you of course !!

    have a nice day

    Michael says:
  • i think i’m in love

    ContempoSpace says:
  • The window treatment is a bit bulky and was no other solution for the metal balustrade?
    Reminiscent of the EggO House by A69 Architects in Prague, which I find more elegant.

    airborn says:
  • Tight building… Well though out and literally out of the box

    Pitsoe says:

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