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Project Info

TYM | no.555

Words by mooponto Staff

November 18, 2012

The site is located in a business district where unplanned land lines up in the heartland of Nagano Prefecture.

In the near future, high-rise construction lines is planed to the vicinity, and a lively 32 m wide road of is planned as for the frontal road.

The house with the hair salon was planned here.

First of all, walls were planned around the site to guard the site from the neighbor and maintain privacy.

The functional big is inserted deeply in the 3rd and 4th floor to secure the lighting and ventilation.

Interior partitions are maintained to waist height in order to show the exterior view of exterior wall slit from anywhere.

The hair salon is located on the second floor.

Since the salon is targeted to the middle-age, the building looks sealed to give the brand image “The customer is covered and secure”.

The building is designed to secure residential comfort and salon brand at same time to endure the surrounding change in the future.

useful link: HAIR SALON KASBAH

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ground floor plan

first floor plan

second floor plan

third floor plan


architects: no.555 [ number fives architectural design office ]
location: Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
function: single family house + hair salon
project team: Takuya Tsuchida (architect in charge)
structural design: Tada Syuji Structural design / Tada Syuji
lighting design: Original Lighting
construction: Yamada Corporation / Kenichi Nakamura
site area: 97.52 m²
built area: 77.71 m²
total floor area: 193.83 m² (house 116.12 m² + hair salon 77.71 m²)
structural system: steel structure (4F)
outside the walls: cement board
floor: steel t=3.2
wall: paint
ceiling: steel deck plate
products: steel counter table / steel shelf
chair: Le Corbusier LC2
design period: April 2006 – February 2007
construction period: March 2007 – October 2007
photographs: Koichi Torimura _ courtesy of no.555


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