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house-T | tsukano architect office

Words by mooponto Staff

March 13, 2013

This scheme has been planned for the downtown in Miyazaki, located in Southern Japan. The road in front is so busy and noisy, and there are tall buildings for residence at the south.

Considering all these factors, I came up with a brilliant idea to harmonize with the circumstances having a piece of white plate wrap the whole home space.

With the white plate, ‘house-T’ can get separated from outer crowdedness, while sun light is allowed to come into the courtyard, which makes inner space warm and brighter.

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first floor plan

second floor plan

section 01

section 02

east + north elevation

west + south elevation


architects: tsukano architect office
location: Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
function: residence
project team: Michiya Tsukano (architect in charge)
structural design: Hiroshi Okamoto + Tomoe Tsukano
site area: 172.38 m²
built area: 59.47 m²
first floor area: 50.15 m²
second floor area: 57.99 m²
total floor area: 108.14 m²
structural system: reinforced concrete (2F)
completion period: October 2012
photographs: Kenichi Asano _ courtesy of tsukano architect office


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