kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
 

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors

‘ANA house’ is kochi architect’s studio most recent interior continuing the firms’ approach of separating the residence into asymmetric plywood planes (apartment house, 2014) and distinguishing each space with vibrant color. inhabited by a family of four in suburban tokyo, the site of ANA house is compact and small. in spite of this, the interior is separated into a ‘patchwork of rooms’, where the living accommodation is divided across the two subsequent storeys.

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors

 

 

this method devised by kochi architect’s studio influences the creation of new sightlines among the home’s various volumes and establishes an illusion of a larger space. by using 7 colors of paint to emphasize the difference between each rooms, a graphic quality is created reminiscent of cubist paintings. to give the home density, this innovative method can be used to fully maximize a compact floorplan especially in japan’s rapidly expanding cities.

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
the architect’s approach aims to create a scenery where a view of a multitude of places can be seen from one viewpoint

 

 

with the dining room being placed at the center of the space, the sequence of rooms wrap around this core to foster an open and communal way of living. as daily activity occurs, there is always a constant visual connection within the home to maximize and appreciate the time spent together.

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
each angled plywood plane has then been painted in a different color

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
the interior invokes an abstract quality which continues throughout the residence

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
the living room overlooks the remainder of the house 

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
upper level rooms

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
the design cuts a large void into the center of the building’s structural grid

kochi architect's studio enhances interior of ANA house with 7 colors
the home has been built in a high-density neighborhood

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