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House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners
House in Akashi, arbol | International Design Awards Winners

House in Akashi

Companyarbol
Lead DesignersYousaku Tsutsumi
Design Teamarbol
Project LocationAkashi city in Hyogo prefecture JAPAN
ClientConfidential
CreditsPhoto by : Yasunori Shimomura
Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

This house is located in a quiet residential area where a hill land ranging along the castle ruins of Akashi is cut out, in Hyogo JAPAN.

In spite of the limited site area, the house consists of single story with three courtyards. Harmonizing with wind, the sunlight, and lifestyle, therefore, the number of courtyards is added, and the house is encircled with woods. Without invasion of privacy, taking into nature close by, the design pursed a rich living life which eliminates barriers between inside and outside, in order to feel the endless expansion to the outer world from inside the house.

Bio

Born in Tokyo in 1979, grown up in Tokushima Graduated from Anan National College of Technology, Associate of Control InformationGraduated from Kobe Art College.Worked at Kenji Tagashira architecture office. 2009: Established “arbol”.

Awards and Prize

2018 German Design Award 2018 Winner

2018 German Design Award 2018 SPECIAL MENTION



2016 American Architecture Prize 2016 Silver

2016 American Architecture Prize 2016 Bronze

2014 GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2014

2012 JCD design award Gold