masahiko sato: K5 house
masahiko sato: K5 house
oct 12, 2012

masahiko sato: K5 house

‘K5-house’ by masahiko sato, kurume, japan all images courtesy of masahiko sato

the ‘K5-house’ by japanese architect masahiko sato of architect show is immersed in the slow life of the nature-filled city of kurume, japan. the family areas, in this case the living, dining and kitchen open to the landscape with a wall of glass doors and a stepped deck,  bringing the outdoors into everyday activity. spreading across a rural site, the home has spatial variations which are not possible within the dense urban centers, including a hidden earthen floor within a small open-air, sheltered corridor which has been hollowed from a double-storey mass adjacent to the japanese-style room.

masahiko sato: K5 house front elevation

masahiko sato: K5 house view from road

masahiko sato: K5 house deck

masahiko sato: K5 house living area

masahiko sato: K5 house view to dining area from living room

masahiko sato: K5 house living room at night

masahiko sato: K5 house (left) kicthen and dining area (right) stepped entry to kitchen and dining area

masahiko sato: K5 house garden bathroom

masahiko sato: K5 house deck

masahiko sato: K5 house ground level corridor

masahiko sato: K5 house floor plan / level 0 a. driveway b. farmland c. parking d. porch e. bicycle parking space f. wood deck terrace g. entrance h. living i. kitchen + dining j. tatami room k. washroom l. toilet m. washing + dressing room n. external drying space o. bathroom p. bus court

masahiko sato: K5 house floor plan / level 1 k. toilet q. corridor r. bedroom s. working space t. balcony u. boy’s room v. girl’s room

  • I really loved the doors, i wanted know how i can bay this windonws and doors, i can bay from Brazil? [email protected]

  • I like this very much, although I would reconsider the lighting.
    Would like to see elevations.

  • That front wall just looks so HUGE. Still a nice place though; guess I’m just more into a smoother surface.

    Greg A

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