Appreciation towards Takao Shiotsuka Atelier for providing the following description:
developed about 30 years ago. The housing lot exists together to the farmland, and atmosphere
there calm compared with the city part. There is no special, wonderful view. However, the flow of
light and the wind is correct and solid. We thought about a suitable house for this environment.
About what should be of the house with opened condition, such as farmlands and fields there
penetrates through center of building, site boundary without wall, etc,.
feeling of quality, these characterize this building. Moreover, a sense of existence as the material
object in the building is made to come to the surface.
composition combined with the complexity by the courtyard of the weather-beaten and the shape
of cross section of the gable type. This indoor variety also produces the state that opens in the
meaning with abundant choices of the experience.
sky, A characteristic as “open state” appears most.
Architect: Takao Shiotsuka
Location: Oita-city,Oita, Japan
Date of completion: December, 2011