yasutaka yoshimura architects: bayside marina hotel
yasutaka yoshimura architects: bayside marina hotel yasutaka yoshimura architects: bayside marina hotel
dec 20, 2010

yasutaka yoshimura architects: bayside marina hotel

shipping container-dimension cottages all images courtesy yasutaka yoshimura architects




‘the bayside marian hotel’ by japanese firm yasutaka yoshimura architects is based on the form of the shipping container. located on the seaside of yokohama, the prefabricated modular cottages are randomly placed on the site, allowing for each residence to have different views. the long narrow containers have been fabricated in thailand and assembled in japan. each unit is made up of two containers which are stacked upon one another.

the space between guest units provides natural sound attenuation and visual privacy

concrete pathways lead to each cottage entrance

bayside marina hotel by yasutaka yoshimura architects

the living area

assembly of cottages

maisonette type cottages

assembly of parts

site plan

  • Love it! Simple, clean, prefab, beautiful….and beautiful interior spaces!

    Ronin says:
  • japanese are japanese,great job…

    lore says:
  • love the simplicity, is an art of space!

    xetsn says:
  • I must say, it’s tremendous achievement with such poor and limited construction capabilities.

    archic says:
  • looks rather like mid 60’s Paul Rudolph in the first couple photos

    dbkii says:
  • Cool Thing

    Bent-Erik Munch, homedesigners.dk says:
  • lo fi, sorry, the furniture is better than architecture, and that´s bad.

    marek says:
  • Interesting modular concept. However not my ideal holiday hotel. Maybe they should have put a couple together to create a larger spatial family box instead of animal shelters. Cottages they are not.

    silicon m says:
  • Cool thing!!!

    Davidoff says:
  • only japanese people could live in there.
    however, still good work

    ivan says:
  • They look like vertical desktop CPU’s littering the shoreline.

    MJ R says:

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