Residence Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki

Residence Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki

Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Dining room, Windows, Chair, Table, Beam

Textual content description offered by the architects. That is an inside renovation mission of a dwelling unit in a 40-year-old residence constructing in Tokyo. The unit with round 70 sq. meters is renovated as a residence for a pair and a baby, plus an workplace area for the husband.

Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Beam, Chair
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Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography
Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Shelving, Column, Beam

The unit is a nook room on the highest flooring of the five-story constructing with home windows on three sides. After eradicating all the unique inside work into the skeleton type, we put the workplace and sanitary on the north facet of the RC bearing wall, and the residing area on the south facet of it.

Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Shelving

The residing area has a bed room in its middle, and it’s surrounded by a kitchen, residing/eating room, closet, storage, and desk area. This structure permits the residents to maneuver round and creates a way of distance between the residents. On the identical time, the structure with out useless ends is handy for distributing the sunshine and wind coming by way of the home windows on three sides into your entire unit. There’s a loft above the bed room, and it’s used as a playground for the child and storage.

Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography

Within the materialization of the planning above, we’ve carried out boundary surfaces between areas that may be actively adjusted by the residents. The intention is to create a snug coexistence of various actions, moods, additionally numerous mild, warmth, and sound environments, which fluctuate in keeping with the person’s preferences. We’ve centered on the event of those adjustable boundary surfaces, or “fittings.”

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Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Bench
Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Bedroom, Windows, Chair, Bed
  1. Diagonal Muso-mado fittings- Referring to the Japanese conventional double-lattice fittings known as Muso-mado, we have now designed one with diagonal lattices as an alternative of the traditional vertical ones. The slanted lattice allows sight management over each horizontal and vertical motion of the residents. Additionally, the opening charge of the lattice may be adjusted delicately to create a wide range of lighting and air flow environments. Because of this, the fittings create an setting that matches numerous conditions in each day life, similar to ‘blocking the road of sight however letting the wind in,’ ‘sleeping whereas feeling the presence of oldsters,’ or ‘closing the fittings fully and concentrating on studying.’
  2. Skeleton flush door – By changing its floor materials with Japanese conventional Shoji paper, we’ve designed a flush door that permits mild to go by way of itself. The core materials is paper honeycomb, which is used normally flush doorways. It’s lighter than a traditional flush door and sturdier than a standard shoji door, additionally its honeycomb construction creates distinctive shadows. The thickness of the honeycomb controls the road of sight into the dressing room whereas on the identical time directing the surface mild taken in by way of the dressing room window to the workplace facet.
Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Column
Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography

With these new fittings which permit mild and wind to go by way of softly and management the road of sight and presence of residents delicately, we’ve tried to appreciate an setting increasing and contracting past the planning structure, and the wealthy gradation of life that outcomes from it.

Apartment Renovation in Honancho / Takehiko Suzuki - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Beam