Asaka project

Asaka project

A+Sa | Araki+Sasaki architects
Asaka, Saitama Prefecture, Japan | View Map
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Private Houses
Nao Takahashi

Asaka project

A+Sa | Araki+Sasaki architects as Architects

Asaka project is a combination of the new small house construction and the renovation of the storehouse and the main house. These 3 buildings make a continuous scene, and holistically activate the site with the bridge connecting the buildings.The life of dwellers are shown on the bridge. The renovated storehouse and the piloty become a gallery for guests.  "Moktankan” bench placed on the existing stone fence and the open deck area become the place for the communication between dwellers and guests. Asaka projects is  the open-minded house which give comfortable feeling not only to the dwellers and also to the guests.


Material Used :

1. Oya stone mortar : exterior wall of first floor of the house

2. Mortar : exterior wall of the house

3. Galvalume : roof of the house

4. Cemented excelsior board : eaves of the piloty of the house

5. Japanese cypress : rain shutter and storehouse door

6. Old reused cedar

7. Hot-dip galvanized steel : floor of the connecting bridge

8. Steelgrating : floor of the connecting bridge

9. Checkered plate : floor of the connecting bridge

10. Painted clamps : bench of “Moktankan”

11. Japanese cypress round bar : bench of “Moktankan”

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Roof of the houseGalvalume
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