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House in Abiko


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  • Living 1
  • Living2
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This is an urban two-family house built at corner lot facing the Abiko Kannon to southeast. The main theme of the house is to live long and comfortably over generations and fully using its site's characteristics. Each household own entrance, child's family live on first and second floor and parents live on third floor, with sharing one elevator.

Inside, large openings to south side gives openness to both households and spaces arranged along the site are connected continuously. Outside, steel frame screen designed by a composition of square and golden ratio is added as anew boundary, where inside and outside is seabeds.

Providing three surface patterns, frosted glass, aluminum louver and void, it can control natural light and wind, and preventing over viewing from the east. From the timed frame it makes passengers enjoyable to see inner garden and add new boundary between inside and outside. This house, which wears outside layer with variety of expressions, indicates a special solution to the site where enough space cannot be secured from the boundary.


Site area:184.44㎡

Building area:128.31㎡

Total floor area:382.15㎡

Structure : Reinforced concrete