ryuichi ashizawa architects: house 01 ryuichi ashizawa architects: house 01
dec 07, 2009

ryuichi ashizawa architects: house 01

house 01 model by ryuichi ashizawa architects image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

japanese firm ryuichi ashizawa architects have designed house 01 in osaka, which is currently under construction. the house created for a couple is situated on a 30m2 site. 

the concept is based on sustainable systems. structural columns intertwine like ivy supporting slabs on each floor. soil is put on the slabs to plant local plants of the area. because fixed walls separate natural and human domains, they avoided constructing walls. instead, they uses traditional movable walls of japan like a shoji or a fusuma. energy sources of the building are produced by natural power as light, wind, and rain. ideally, the house could produce all the energy used in this building, and circulate them efficiently as tree circulates air. minimized facility lines are provided to each floor going through the structural pipe of the columns. the environments exposed naturally calls back the primitive sense of modern people.

this is a project for reconstructing the relation between ‘nature, human, and architecture.’

house detail image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

house detail image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

house detail image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

house detail image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

bathroom image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

room image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

garden image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

overall view of the house – model image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects photo by kaori ichikawa

elevation image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects

section image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects

future image image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects

floor plans image courtesy ryuichi ashizawa architects

  • esoteric..

    ron says:
  • retarded!

    21Ronin says:
  • Pretty amazing….but to what degree does all this verticality remain accessible?

    boyleworks says:
  • If it wasn’t so far away from April Fools Day I’d have to say…Or maybe I’m thinking of the Mad Hatter…?

    Ubi says:
  • has fujimoto staff would say … so crazy

    by me says:
  • i love it!!!!!!!!!!

    mel born says:
  • Looking at the picture it doesn’t seems an interesting project.Designing and building are two different things and I don’t think that building this kind of home will be possible.

    Portable Storage says:
  • i like it, but its for the youthful those who could use climbing up and down all the time – physical training house. With a house like this, the scenery better be good and the air better be clean, and your friends and belongings better be secure or free from worrying of “missing” – so looks like a communal place where people live like very civilised people. They must know whats theirs and whats other peoples and no peeking – highly self regulated people can live in this house. I like it. But a little tight – like living on so many tiny terraces. I like it, i like the idea, the experience too but not for too long.
    As a second home on a nice day with sunshine, yes!
    swannjiejie

    swannjiejie says:

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