takeshi hosaka architects: hongodai church school and nursery
 
takeshi hosaka architects: hongodai church school and nursery takeshi hosaka architects: hongodai church school and nursery
may 23, 2010

takeshi hosaka architects: hongodai church school and nursery

hongodai church school and nursery by takeshi hosaka all photos by masao nishiawa

the hongodai church school and nursery by japanese firm takeshi hosaka architects is located in in yokohama, situated amongst a forest. the building’s structure is a simple grid consisting of wooden frames and glass windows and doors. on each of the rooms ceilings are fluorescent lights in the shape of a cross. the building allows as much of the outside in – with unlimited views and natural sunlight.

project info design and supervision: architecture and urban design firm hosaka takeshi (honziyou mariko, hosaka takeshi, hosaka satoshi) structure: arup japan (atsushi huziwara, keigo nishi, gotou yonamine, responsible kazuma takeuti) young construction, inc. port construction location: yokohama site area: 1332.92m2 building area: 265.97m2 total floor area: 531.94m2

  • nice !!!

    Srinivasan Pillai says:
  • very beautiful. What about the sustainability and the energy consumption ?

    laurence says:
  • With what appears to be complete lack of insulation, the heating/cooling bills will be enormous. Of course the all-glass designs are nice, my parents live in a similar house in USA. But there is an ongoing expense of window cleaning and the energy consumption of environment control is very high. This is a type that would greatly benefit from a solar solution if and when the costs make sense.

    charles says:

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