japanese housing complex designed by OMA in 1991 is now for sale
 

japanese housing complex designed by OMA in 1991 is now for sale

nexus world housing, an apartment complex designed by rem koolhaas/OMA in 1991 is now on sale. located in the kashi district of fukuoka, japan, the complex consists of 24 individual houses, each three stories high and penetrated by a private vertical courtyard, packed together to form two blocks.

japanese housing complex designed by OMA in 1991 is now on saleall images courtesy of real fukuoka estate

 

 

koolhaas has placed individual front doors on the complex‘s concrete and glass lower level, while a black stone wall wraps around the exterior of the upper level. beyond each door lies a private patio with white pebbles that lets plenty of natural light through, and a continuous staircase leads to individual rooms on the second floor and living quarters on the third. the quarters include a suite of living, dining, open-air, and ‘japanese’ rooms where screens and curtains generate different configurations. the residence is currently on sale through real fukuoka estate.

japanese housing complex designed by OMA in 1991 is now on sale

 

 

 

project info:

 

name: nexus world housing

architect: rem koolhaas / OMA

location: kashihama, higashi ku, fukuoka city, japan

total floor area: 108.58 m²

interior consultant: kyoko ohashi, petra blaisse

general contractor, structural consultant: maeda corp

local architect: yoshikazu kawamura

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