House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

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House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

A small wooden dining table at the heart of this house in Fukuoka, Japan, is overlooked from every other room.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Recently completed by Japanese architects rhythmdesign, the two-storey House in Iizuka is hexagonal in plan and has rooms arranged around the perimeter.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Floors throughout the house are wooden, as are the sliding doors that create privacy around a double-height dressing room.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

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House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Photography is by Koichi Torimura
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House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

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House In Iizuka

This two-stories residence with wooden structure is located in a town by an hour drive from Fukuoka city, in southern part of Japan.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

The family aimed to get various places in a site which has a shape of an umbrella or an arrow.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

We proposed to create diverse topography in the house, and each space is facing to surroundings equally.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

At the beginning of this project, a client and we were looking for a site to build the house.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Then, the client found a site which has shape of 100m2 triangle with 3m wide and 30m long frontage road.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

The shape of the site resembles an umbrella or an allow. When we had first site visit, a lot of neighbors came out and gave us information about the site.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

The information from the neighbors was a wide range of topics, for instance, there are good neighbors around there and all the houses around the site are elevated about 60cm from front road because the road was flooded few times by heavy rains stroke the site occasionally.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

The client told us that they do not need Living room and dining is in center of the family, and each one of the family spend their time separately but feels signs each other.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

So the client wished to get diversity of places in the site. As a result, the house is facing towards every neighbors equally, and dining room is located in center of the house which can be seen from every room.

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Title: house in IIZUKA
Location: Rakuichi, IIzuka city, Fukuoka pref., JAPAN
Type of Project: Single Family House
Status: completed

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Structure: wood
Site area: 395.93m2
Building area: 68.68m2
Gross internal floor area:104.87m2
Commissioned: June 2010
Completed: November 2011
Client: Private
Budget: Confidential

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

Architects: rhythmdesign
Project Architect: Kenichiro Ide
Design
Team: Kenichiro Ide, Mariko Shimada
Structural Engineers: Kuroiwa Structural Engineers
Funiture: E&Y CO.,LTD.
Support: FORZA
Main contractor: Ikohouse corporation

House in Iizuka by rhythmdesign

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    Very inspiring. Also makes me think of Watership Down, one of my favourite books :)

  • John

    Interesting house!! I really like the architectural result of the composition of subvolumes and spaces inbetween. Nice sphere for living also.

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    Amazing place. Simply love the clear contrast between the white walls and the "rough" light wooden floor, panels and furnitures!

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    Tall bookshelf is an interesting idea in a country with so much seismic movement.

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