The client has experienced studying abroad in the UK and works for a Telecommunication Company.

The project started with the precept of constructing hybrid architecture made of concrete and wood in a tranquil site living with their kids.

Modern simple residence which matches with benevolent personality of the married couple seems to never fade its air and to arrange universal design.

The concrete insulates outer heat and interior is comfortable.





[Kenchiku Chishiki]

[gendainihonnokukan vol.1]

[Small House”ism”]


Location Minato ward Tokyo
Completion 2006. 6
Lot area 89.33㎡
Site area 553.46㎡
1F Floor area 46.16㎡
2F Floor area 43.74㎡
3F Floor area 36.45㎡
Total floor area 133.65㎡
Structure RC
Scale 3F
Typology Private Housing
Family structure A couple (30s) + 2 children
Structure engineers Masaki Structural Laboratory
Kenta Masaki
Facility engineer Shimada Architects
Zenei Shimada
Photographer Masao Nishikawa
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