hiroyuki shinozaki divides house S with laminated beams
 
hiroyuki shinozaki divides house S with laminated beams
jul 03, 2014

hiroyuki shinozaki divides house S with laminated beams

hiroyuki shinozaki divides house S with laminated beams
photo by fumihiko ikemoto
all images courtesy of hiroyuki shinozaki architects

 

 

 

located in a peaceful residential suburb of saitama, japan, hiroyuki shinozaki architects has designed ‘house S’, a family home for three occupants. measuring 7.8 meters in both width and length, the interior of the cuboid house is divided by laminated wooden beams assembled in parallel crosses and stacked across three layers.

 

the property’s living quarters, including a traditional tatami room, are found at ground floor level, while more private volumes are found above. a sleeping space is positioned at an intermediate level with a ladder leading to an intimate lofted area. a central atrium rises through the design, connecting each aspect of the dwelling.

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
the dwelling is located in a peaceful suburb of saitama, japan
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
the family home provides space for three occupants
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
the property’s living quarters, including a traditional tatami room, are found at ground floor level
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
the interior of the cuboid house is divided by laminated wooden beams
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
a large window fills the structure with natural light
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
sleeping accommodation is found at an intermediate level
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
a kitchen is housed at the lower floor
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
looking upwards through the central atrium
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

hiroyuki shinozaki house S for a family designboom
‘house S’ viewed from the passing street
photo by fumihiko ikemoto

 

 

project info:

 

location: saitama, japan
type: residential
site area: 102.41sqm
built area: 52.99sqm
gross floor area: 102.16sqm
completion date: february, 2014
structure: wooden frame
structure engineer: hidetaka nakahara
contractor: hirohashi komuten lo, ltd.
photography: fumihiko ikemoto

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