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table hat | Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

Words by mooponto Staff

August 21, 2012

This small cafe is built in the peaceful residential street of Odawara City.

If it looks up, there are some on which the air of various sizes is likely to collect.

On the scale as shown in a table, they stood in a row superficially and have floated, under them, tables, chairs, plants, and the kitchen are placed.

The air as the exterior enclosed by the foundation of concrete and the air of various sizes which collects on it as an inside are making a border of inside and outside in the place with a height of 1.8 m. How to make a border as air of such inside and outside is tried.

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floor plan


west elevation

architects: Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects
location: Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
function: cafe
structural engineering: Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio
producer: Uemura Design Studio
lighting design: Izumi Okayasu Lighting Design
construction: Sensyu Ltd.
site area: 341.19 m²
built area: 49.51 m²
structural system: wood frame, reinforced concrete (1F)
design period: May 2010 – April 2011
construction period: April 2011 – September 2011
photographs: Kai Nakamura

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