trees and light filter through house in anjo by suppose design office
trees and light filter through house in anjo by suppose design office
mar 20, 2016

trees and light filter through house in anjo by suppose design office

trees and light filter through house in anjo by suppose design office
all images © toshiyuki yano




suppose design office has designed a shingle-cladded home located in the japanese city of anjo where it fosters a rich relationship between the internal and external boundaries. accommodating a family of five, the building comfortably facilitates their day-to-day inside and outside activities.

the large timber roof frame features openings that bring light and greenery in




the framework is constructed from timber, with the large pitched roof punctuated with openings that allow greenery and trees to peak through, and natural light to enter. this distinctive feature provides the children with a safe environment to play in. ultimately this spatial program has become a space used for eating, reading and relaxing because of its seamless connection to the house’s living areas.

the partially sheltered outside area has provided the family with a seamless external space for different activities




raised concrete slabs on the patio define this outdoor space with the same material continued within the two-storey dwelling. ‘in japan, a garden is for appreciation. however, this enclosed garden is used like a room. with an outdoor kitchen, we incorporate this special activity of dining outside and has become part of their everyday routine.’ comments suppose design office

the interiors have been left open-plan

the combination of timber and concrete has successfully created a warm environment

the dwelling is inhabited by a family of five people

due to its distinctive roof, the inside and outside area has naturally integrated into the family’s life

at night or in cold weather, the shutters can opened or closed

the two storey space is lit by a skylight

the property is clad in asphalt shingles

  • I could see this in MEX, the Dominican or Panama.. Sadly, you loose any view to a security surround.


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