ARCHITECTURE

ATOM

The owners are the master as a strategic planning manager in a certain Telco company and his wife as a manager in a foreign-capital enterprise in their 30s. They never failed to cook shrewdly even in hectic life. They are gourmet enough to purvey fish from Tukiji market for every dinner.

This home located in a tranquil downtown residential district sits on a flagpole-shaped lot, whose narrow frontage widens towards the back of the property. Although the approach gives a closed-off impression, the inner area with its central garden is open and spacious, forming a unique universe insulated from the outside world. With a dining room and custom-made kitchen adjacent, the courtyard provides a place where the clients, a couple, can enjoy swaying in their hammock or sipping a glass of wine as they barbeque. The meditation room and study, in contrast, offer private space for spending time alone. This hideaway in the midst of the city is like the ultimate vacation resort for its urban inhabitants.

SITE RESEARCH COURSE

Agent : TRANSISTOR (Shigetu Kimura)

 

MEDIA

[COLLECTION asian architecture]

[Tokyo Calendar]

[LiVES]

[Collection houses] (Swiss)

[DETAIL] (Korean)

[Gendainihon no Kenhikuka 2009]

[The best residence back on the street]

[Atarashii SUMAI no SEKKEIWEB]

[ALL About]

DATA

Location Matsunoki Suginami ward tokyo
Completion 2008. 7
Lot area 177.82㎡
Site area 84.88㎡
1F floor area 67.22㎡
2F floor area 49.27m2㎡
Total floor area 145.09㎡
Structure RC
Scale 2F
Typology Private housing
Family structure A couple (30s)
Structure engineers Masaki Structural Laboratory
Kenta Masaki
Facility engineers Shimada Architects
Zenei Shimada
Construction TTC Construction
Planning BASEMENT
Photographer Masao Nishikawa
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