House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama

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House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

This family house with a wooden interior in Kobe, Japan is by Japanese architect Keiichi Sugiyama.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

The garden can be accessed by all the rooms on the ground floor and large windows allow plenty of natural light into the space.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

The living spaces are arranged on the ground floor, with bedrooms located on the first.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

Photographs are by Yoshiharu Matsumura.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

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House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

The following information is from the architects:


This house for a family of three is located at the quiet suburb of Kobe, Japan.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

The site, in the town lined with detached houses orderly, placed between the road in the south and the north.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

The inhabitant approaches from the road on the north side.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

As for the south, street trees grow up, and verdure is abundant.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

I arranged the house on the north edge of the site as much as possible.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

By doing so, the garden becomes larger.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

And I planted one big tree on the west side of the south garden.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

In the near future, verdure in the south garden assimilate with street trees.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

In interior, wrapped in soft light from the roof window, it is composed of a wall of lauan veneer and a white painted wall.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

Living room, Japanese style room, and any space in the house is connected to the south garden by big windows where natural light and wind are taken.

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

Architect: Keiichi Sugiyama
Location: Kobe, Japan

House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

Structure: timber
Completion date: 2007
House in Kobe by Keiichi Sugiyama Architect

Site Area: 244.59m2
Built Area: 85.5m2
Total Floor Area: 119.73m2


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Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 5:44 am by Catherine Warmann. See our copyright policy. Before commenting, please read our comments policy.

  • http://www.lockhartkrause.com.au JesseLockhart-Krause

    The interiors look wonderfull, the timber gives such warmth.

    Beautiful.

  • A one

    The wood is wood, ok, but distribution, details… are very normal.

  • wpgmb

    too many things going-on at once, perhaps? and where are the people? i want to see the house actually lived-in. i assume that's why it was built.

  • A. Man

    Why is dezeen unable to put north arrows on its plans? :/

  • http://www.brgstudio.com nulla

    Very modern, yet VERY Japanese.