yokohama triennale 08: akihisa hirata architecture office yokohama triennale 08: akihisa hirata architecture office
nov 06, 2008

yokohama triennale 08: akihisa hirata architecture office

one of the triennale’s information centres for ‘le no ie’ by akihisa hirata architecture office
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at the yokohama triennale 08, akihisa hirata architects presented their experimental building, ‘house of houses’. extending from his concept ‘house t’, the structure explores hirata’s interest in pitched-roof housing and the possibilities which stem from this type of roof-style. for the event, the presentation of the house also acts as one of the triennale’s general information centres for ‘le no ie’ project steering committee, and is located in canal park

 

 

the green pitched-roof house blends into its surroundings image © designboom

 

 

the structure also acts as an information centre for the triennale image © designboom

 

 

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inside, small scale models of the house are on show image © designboom

 

 

the pitched-roof houses have many skylight windows which allow natural light to flow through the structure image © designboom

 

 

related designboom’s yokohama triennale 08 preview: akihisa hirata

more akihisa hirata architecture office: http://www.hao.nu yokohama triennale: http://yokohamatriennale.jp li no ie project steering committee: http://www.ienoie.net

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