‘house k’ by kurosawa kawaraten, chiba, japan all images © kurosawa kawaraten




japanese architecture firm kurosawa kawaraten has transformed ‘house k’ only by removing its existing color. none of the exterior or interior structure is changed, only a thin coat of white paint is applied to the surface. only by adding white, the form is accentuated; white creates a modern and abstract version of the previous building. the project is a study on the power of color on the surrounding environment.

kurosawa kawaraten: house k  south-west view of house

kurosawa kawaraten: house k the upper entrance

kurosawa kawaraten: house k detail of the second floor

kurosawa kawaraten: house k  view from the back

kurosawa kawaraten: house k facade before white paint



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