House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Slideshow: overlapping openings in the walls and ceilings of this Tokyo house by Japanese architects Suppose Design Office create dozens of views between rooms.

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Contained within a rectangular wooden volume, the family house accommodates rooms for living and sleeping on its two main floors, plus an open-plan loft accessed by ladders.

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Some rooms on the ground floor are set at a lower level than the corridors, while the attic storage areas are raised up slightly higher than the surrounding floor.

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Narrow handrails screen balconies on the upper two floors, so residents have to be careful not to slip over the edges.

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

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House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

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House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Here's a few key details from the architects:


House in Kokubunji

Location: Kokubunji city,Tokyo,Japan

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Principal use: personal house

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Site area: 109.11sqm

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Building area: 62.53sqm

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Total floor area: 119.21sqm ( 1F:62.53sqm 2F:56.68sqm )

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Completion: September. 2011

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Design period: November.2009-December.2010

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Construction period: December.2010-September. 2011

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Structure: Wood

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Storeys: 2

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Client: a couple and two children

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Project architect: Makoto Tanijiri [suppose design office]+ Hiroshi Ohno [Ohno JAPAN]

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Project team: Makoto Tanijiri [suppose design office]+ Hiroshi Ohno [Ohno JAPAN], in-charge;Keisuke Katayama

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Ground floor plan

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

First floor plan

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

Second floor plan

House in Kokubunji by Suppose Design Office

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