kurosawa kawaraten: house k
kurosawa kawaraten: house k kurosawa kawaraten: house k
jan 31, 2012

kurosawa kawaraten: house k

‘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.

 south-west view of house

the upper entrance

detail of the second floor

 view from the back

facade before white paint



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  • this is real good! i totally understand it!

    rok says:
  • Like it. Do we get to see the inside next?

    Sparky says:

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