Two Houses in Minamirinkan: Two Houses for Sale with Wood for the Interior Materials

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Designed by Design Associates Nakamura, Two Houses in Minamirinkan is a 2021 residential project of two houses for sale. Located in Kanagawa, Japan, these houses are designed by using a lot of wood for their interior materials and also furniture.

Materials

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Besides the interior materials, wood elements also come from the house furniture. These wood elements are in different colors, creating a warm living space inside the house with different characters. The wood character is also presented outside the house: a wooden fence.

 

Design

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These houses are divides into small volumes of roofs to harmonize with the Kanagawa city and each of these roofs has a slope direction that changed to harmonize with the townscape. The exterior walls’ unevenness can change the expression and create different shadows too.

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With these houses, the architect can give an impression of being two integrated volumes. The wood materials also become the highlight to create a special character to the inside and outside area of the house.

 

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Photography: Keishin Horikoshi / SS Inc