fujiwaramuro architects: house in sayo
fujiwaramuro architects: house in sayo fujiwaramuro architects: house in sayo
mar 21, 2013

fujiwaramuro architects: house in sayo

‘house in sayo’ by fujiwaramuro architects, hyogo, japanimage © yano toshiyukiall images courtesy of fujiwaramuro architects



the elongated slender sight in a partly rural area of sayo informed the massing of the single-family residence designed by japanese practicefujiwaramuro architects, who shared with us images of the dwelling. a blue central vertical volume meanders along the plot, folding and bending, like a vertebrae that widens and narrows to accommodate various program. the individual, more private functions branch off of the corridor on either side, clad in horizontally-oriented natural wood planks that give the dwelling a certain aesthetic quality. the kitchen, bathrooms, and master bedroom are located along the north side of the curving datum, while the kids’ room, japanese room and exterior deck are along the south.



bird’s eye viewimage © yano toshiyuki

image © yano toshiyuki

living room open to the hallwayimage © yano toshiyuki

dining area at one end of the corridorimage © yano toshiyuki

view down the hallimage © yano toshiyuki

various windows and nooks image © yano toshiyuki

image © yano toshiyuki

floor plan / level 0




project info:



location: sayo, hyogo, japan
principle use: single family house
site area: 262.53 m2
building area: 82.78 m2
total floor area: 81.26 m2
project architect: shintaro fujiwara,yoshio muroproject team: fujiwarramuro architects
structure: timber

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