Steps III


Design: Hironao Sato, Masayuki Naito Site: Oyama, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Structure: Wooden Scale: 3 floors above ground Use: Private residence Site area: 67.50m2
Building area: 39.74m2
Total floor area: 106.81m2
Completion: 2007.07
Structural design: Taro Yokoyama / Low Fat Structure
Construction: Homma Construction Photos: Koichi Torimura Hironao Sato


A house for two couples on a narrow lot facing an alley.
This house is constructed by inserting floors at various heights into four continuous U-shaped structural walls.
Floors of different heights create various perspectives and scales of space, and contain expansion and change within a limited space.
In planning, we established a system that can be deployed in various ways, and then converged into a specific space according to the client's lifestyle and the context of the site.
The reason why I chose “Dan no Ie” instead of using a proper noun is because I thought it would have generality that could be developed while flexibly responding to individual lives and places.

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