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Yoshihiro Yamamoto

Yoshihiro Yamamoto

Nara, JP

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AYA House

This house is a kuri (monk's living quarters) in the old town of Osaka. 
For their daughter with serious handicaps , and their local supporters, 
the new salon was installed by connecting from the street to the main
 hall of the temple . To protect their daughter from direct sunlight, 
and to divide the inner rooms and outer graves , the first floor is closed 
 and light is taken from the big high side light. By using  modern but 
traditional materials  such as shikkui (Japanese stucco)  , yakisugi
 (burned cedar) , and kawara (Japanese tile) , this house is harmonized 
with the city where old and new buildings coexist.

 
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Status: Built
Location: Osaka, JP
My Role: Principle Architect
Additional Credits: Photos by Yohei Sasakura

 
Site Plan
Site Plan
Lower Floor Plan
Lower Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan

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