Shigehara Honmachi Home / Tomoaki Uno Architects

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Textual content description offered by the architects. The location is on a slope with the best northern face bordering the street and hanging south from there. The shopper wished a home to accommodate a household of 4, together with two (future) kids. In addition they wished an area for a wood-burning range and their surfboard.

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The concept of utilizing the slope to create an area with pilotis on the bottom ground was instantly conceived. On the similar time, I had the thought of getting the dwelling house built-in into the wood construction.

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To make the transition clear and to enhance the thermal insulation and waterproofing, I made a decision on utilizing a vertical log construction with two rows of 9 cm sq. cedar timbers.

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What I used to be additionally inquisitive about above all else was making a chic relationship by combining totally different buildings with the identical materials. This was certainly the waon (和音) or concord within the structure.

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