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The Corner house in Kitashirakawa by UME Architects (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.03.2016 - Tagged as: ,

The Corner house in Kitashirakawa by UME Architects, photo: Yasushi Ichikawa

The Corner house in Kitashirakawa by UME Architects, photo: Yasushi Ichikawa

How can architecture respond to such a site? As a response, I saw the roof as is an important contextual element within the area and develop it as a concept. In this quiet residential area, there are narrow streets with a mix of old and new houses, in which their appearance and roof forms are diverse. As an approach to the context, I selected an appropriate roof for both the program and the site and made a study. (text by UME Architects)

 

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