House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

This house by Suppose Design Office in Hiroshima, Japan, is nestled into the hillside beneath a road and commands views over the city of Fukuyama.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

Rooms requiring privacy, such as bedrooms and bathrooms, are concealed in two towers, while the living and dining room occupy glazed plateaus in between.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

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House in Fukuyama

The house in Fukuyama is standing at rising of a brae where it has a panoramic view of Fukuyama city.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

The client wanted their house to open to the great view of the city, and on the same time, to close from surroundings for privacy.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

For the two opposite requests, we designed the house considering a form of the site and its material use.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

Because the site was placed at lower level of a street, all rooms were put at the level to block neighbors eyes, and at the opposite side, it is fully open to the Fukuyama city.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

At the open side, living room and dining room is placed, and they have same finishes as exterior walls.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

For rooms that are for private like a bathroom, they have more clean and smooth finishes.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

Because of the differences of the site uses and material finishes, there are more varieties of atmosphere inside.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

Moreover, through the same finish walls with outside, trees in a mountain and a courtyard are reflected to the inside. The shadows of the trees connect inside and outside more closely and open as if the interior is a part of the hill.

House in Fukuyama by Suppose Design Office

We hope the house is creating space that has well harmonize between privacy and open in reconsidering the condition of the site and the meaning of material of architecture.


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