• House in Akashi / arbol

    2 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    © Yasunori Shimomura
    Architects: arbol
    Location: Japan
    Lead Architects: Yousaku Tsutsumi
    Area: 81.0 m2
    Project Year: 2018
    Photographs: Yasunori Shimomura
    Lighting Design: Parco space systems
    Furniture: SITATE Bandai Mfg.
    © Yasunori Shimomura
    Text description provided by the architects. This house is located in a quiet residential area where a hill land ranging along the castle ruins of Akashi is cut out, near the center of Akashi city in Hyogo prefecture.
    © Yasunori Shimomura
    In spite of the limited site area, the house consists of single story with three courtyards. Harmonizing with wind...
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  • Blue Bottle Coffee Kobe Café / Jo Nagasaka + Schemata Architects

    Blue Bottle Coffee Kobe Café / Jo Nagasaka + Schemata Architects

    2 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    © Takumi Ota
    Architects: Jo Nagasaka + Schemata Architects
    Location: 1 Maemachi Chuo-ku Hyogo Japan
    Project Team: Masami Nakata
    Area: 214.1 m2
    Project Year: 2018
    Photographs: Takumi Ota
    Construction: TANK, Atelier Loöwe INC.
    Collaboration: BOOTLEG ; HOSHIZAKI TOKYO CO.,LTD ; WHITELIGHT.Ltd ; Endo Lighting
    © Takumi Ota
    Text description provided by the architects. Blue Bottle Coffee's first cafe in Kobe is situated in the former foreign settlement. The settlement was built for foreigners in 1868 when Japan opened the port of Kobe to foreign countries. Many old western-style buildings still...
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