Narrow Apartment located in the middle of a gentle plateau in Tokyo by HMAA

Architects: HMAA
Location: Minamiazabu, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Year: 2016
Area: 3.444 ft²/ 320 m²
Photo courtesy: HMAA
Description:

“The site, an elongated square to the east and west, the frontage 7m, depth 20m, is located in the middle of a gentle plateau.

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Though the site frontage is narrow and locate the slope areas , and also permitted only 4 floor by the legal constraints, we are asked to plan the 5 houses from client.

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While cramming the volume in a narrow site of the dense residential areas, with consideration to the line of sight interference and ventilation, brightness of dwelling environment.”

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