House in Sakyo area

House in Sakyo area

Architect
Koyori
Location
Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Private Houses
Junichi Usui
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Unit BathLIXIL
Curtainsfabricscape
FlooringIOC Co
Down lightModuleX Inc.
Plywood YASUTA Veneered Surfaces & Design

Product Spec Sheet
Unit Bath
by LIXIL
Curtains
Flooring
by IOC Co
Down light

House in Sakyo area

Koyori as Architects

This project was a full renovation of a vintage apartment measuring approximately 65 square meters in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto.
The clients were a couple who are both active as artists. Because they asked to install the wife’s work room adjoining the living-dining-kitchen area but in a way enabled her to shut herself off from the outside world while she was creating, we planned a large glass partition so that both rooms would retain their individuality while being loosely connected.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

Further, so that the clients could decorate and enjoy the art that they created in their own living space as a venue distinct from a gallery, we imagined points for each of these and set up the lighting and selected the materials accordingly.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

We aimed for an apartment that was not uniform like apartments tend to be, but inspired attachment and allowed the occupants to enjoy and relax in it as their own exclusive space.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

Team:

Architects: Koyori

Photographer: Junichi Usui

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

Materials Used:

Main structure: RC structure

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