STOCK architects constructs angular house in osaka
all images courtesy of STOCK architects

 

 

 

located in a quiet residential area of osaka, japan, local practice STOCK architects has completed a dwelling for a family of four. the project involved demolishing the site’s existing building to make way for the new home, while utilizing the previous structure’s foundations.

 

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the dwelling is located in a quiet residential area of osaka, japan

 

 

 

the brief called for a property that provides the family with a space to congregate in addition to smaller, more secluded areas. consequently, the two-storey design accommodates private rooms at ground floor level, while a large open-plan volume is positioned above. at the rear of the residence, a large balcony offers views across the city below, with internal space articulated around a firewood stove that warms the entirety of the dwelling throughout winter months.

 

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
living accommodation is spread across two-storeys

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
internal space is articulated a firewood stove

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
a large balcony offers views across the city below

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
the upper level of the family home

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
internal volumes are clearly defined at brightly lit

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
natural light enters through carefully positioned openings

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
the design accommodates private rooms at ground floor level

STOCK architects the house where the topography is taken over designboom
the balcony serves as an extension of the dwelling’s living space

 

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project info:

 

location: toyonaka, osaka, japan
type: private residence  
construction: wooden
number of floors: 2   
land size: 92.67 sqm  
building area: 52.56 sqm    
total floor area: 85.13 sqm