Kuro by 1980/Takuya Hosokai + Hiromasa Mori | Dezeen

Kuro by 1980/Takuya Hosokai + Hiromasa Mori

Kuro is a house in Fukui city, Japan, by architect Takuya Hosokai and Hiromasa Mori.

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The wooden building was completed last year.

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"Kuro" is Japanese for "black".

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Update: see Shiro, a hair salon by the same architects, in our new story.

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Here are some facts from the architects:

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"Kuro"
design: 1980 / Takuya Hosokai + Hiromasa Mori
Place: Fukui city, Fukui prefecture, Japan
program: residential house
Built: July, 2007

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structure: Wood building
site area: 457.31 sqm
building area: 139.13 sqm
total floor area:161.79 sqm

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