Office in Shimabara
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo

Office in Shimabara

Design Associates Nakamura as Architects

The site overlooks Shimabara Port and Mt. Unzen, so we planned an office where people can work while enjoying the view.

By slanting the exterior wall, we planned to block the view from the street while at the same time securing the view.

photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo

The rhythm of the slanted exterior walls and random openings create a facade design that is not monotonous but varied. The slanted exterior wall also changes its expression with time.
The slanted exterior wall plays the role of a niche in the interior, and by randomizing its size and position, a space with change was created. 

photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
photo_credit ©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
©Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo
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