yoshiaki yamashita completes house with north side terrace in oaska
 
yoshiaki yamashita completes house with north side terrace in oaska
aug 31, 2014

yoshiaki yamashita completes house with north side terrace in oaska

yoshiaki yamashita completes house with north side terrace in oaska
all images courtesy of yoshiaki yamashita

 

 

 

in suburban osaka, japanese architect yoshiaki yamashita has built a private residence that serves as a large home for the client’s family, including his parents. the two-storey dwelling is characterized by a veranda oriented towards the road, which lends the project its name – ‘house with north side terrace’.

yoshiaki yamashita house with north side terrace oaska designboom
envisioned as a white cube, the structure features recessed voids at both its ground and first floors

 

 

 

within the home, the older parents live on the ground floor with the rest of the family living at the upper level of the design. despite sharing the communal entrance, both storeys contain a kitchen and a bathroom with additional guest facilities found at the lower level.

yoshiaki yamashita house with north side terrace oaska designboom
the external balcony provides views across the neighborhood to a wooded area opposite

 

 

 

envisioned as a white cube, the structure features recessed voids at both its ground and first floors, providing a sheltered entrance and expansive terrace. accessible from the living room and bedroom, the external balcony provides views across the neighborhood to a wooded area opposing the house.

yoshiaki yamashita house with north side terrace oaska designboom
white walls reflect natural daylight throughout the dwelling

yoshiaki yamashita house with north side terrace oaska designboom
the bedroom and bathroom at the upper level of the two-storey home

yoshiaki yamashita house with north side terrace oaska designboom
the entrance also provides a sheltered area for a car to be parked

yoshiaki yamashita house with north side terrace oaska designboom
‘house with north side terrace’ viewed from the passing street

 

 

project info:

 

location: osaka, japan
type: 2-storey residential property
structure: wooden
site area: 231 sqm

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