This house is designed with high level of privacy shelter in order to get refugee from complex of routinity. The living spaces located on the private side of two curving, massive brick walls. The two walls are cement-bagged and finished with white painting. There are some methods to get the natural light come into the house: washing along soft brick surfaces, soaking down through skylights protected by outer skins of membrane, filtering in through many combinations of timber shutters, or reflecting up from the pool onto the ceilings.
This building sits between existing woods and an old traditional stone wall with 12×12 sqm floor area. This minimalist house is designed by Marià Castelló Martinez for himself, consists of the house and studio. They are separated with a core infrastructure including library, filing cabinets, bathroom, kitchen, cupboards, Murphy beds, mechanicals, and two sliding iroko wood panels.
This house project is out of the ordinary housing even in the architectural design process. Located in Tokyo, Japan, this house is a glass box surrounded by a walkway-gallery that connects different floor in the structure seamlessly. The architects of C-1 house are Gwenael Nicolas from Curiosity collaborated with Tomoyuki Ustumi from Milligram Studio. Continue reading
This is a Japanese modern house whit the facades which are in wooden boards. In order to protect the house facades from the rain, the Shigemi House is built in unusual shape. The owner of the house has a timber company and wants to fill the home with the company’s product indoor and outdoor. This unique house located in Oita, Japan. Takao Shiotsuka Atelier has designed this house with brilliant idea so the house doesn’t need wide eaves as a necessity for protecting the fine wood of the facades. Continue reading
This house is designed with the consideration of relationship between the occupants of the house and their environment. Located in front of the spacious rice fields, this Nigata house consists of a ground floor and three huts above it.
The ground floor is an open space for time enjoying with the friends. Here, the direction of the activity is parallel to the scenery so they realize of the scenery.
The three huts are the private spaces with differentiation of material finishing and how the view is cutted of. Eventhough, each hut has four windows in four directions to maximize the light and wind receiving effectively.
The western hut is functioned as bedroom that is finished in wood with suitable interior for sleeping ambiance. The central hut, finished in metal and you can see a big picture of the scenery as it cut to emphasize it. While in the eastern hut, finished in mirror and paint with strong gloss. However it will reflect the scenery on the surface, that means bring the exterior as the interior finishing. This is a smart idea from the Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects, as the architects of this friendly house.