House on the Bluff by Edward Suzuki Associates
Architects: Edward Suzuki Associates
Location: Yamate, Yokohama, Japan
Area: 384 sqm
Photos: Yasuhiro Nukamura
This living arrangement is for a group of four with a private Studio/Office connected for the spouse. Situated on the feign of Yamate area in the port city of Yokohama, it charges a heavenly perspective of the townscape underneath on the South.
Flanked by a carport on the privilege and the Studio/Office on the left, the passage is from the North.
The ground floor is involved basically of the Living, the Dining, and the Kitchen, with the wife’s Library/Study by the spouse’s Studio/Office. The Studio/Office is to be utilized basically for work, but at the same time is planned to be utilized as a little show space for the spouse and his companions’ musical band. The space brags an amble volume of two story statures to which a mezzanine could be included the future if and when essential. The Living room too is two stories high with the Master Bedroom on the second floor ignoring it.
The second floor is basically resting quarters with a family Bathroom. It additionally suits a Japanese tatami (straw mat) room with a private review cultivate that could be utilized as an infrequent visitor room.
The inside floor completions are essentially bamboo overlays for the ground floor and covering for the second. Edward Suzuki Associates underwrites utilization of bamboo as much as is conceivable rather wood, as bamboo is quickly developing and copious in Japan and henceforth more biologically solid than wood. The dividers and roofs are fundamentally paint on gypsum board.
The outside is fundamentally grayish highlighted by dark window band, reminiscent of the old, western living arrangements that stamp the Yamate neighborhood. A wooden louver which serves to save the security for the Japanese room includes some normal warmth and shading to the monotone.