Cycling House by BE-FUN Design



AUTHOR:

BE-FUN Design

YEAR:

2010

LOCATION:

Sumida, Tokyo, Japan

PHOTOGRAPHS:

image © Masaya Yoshimura

SOURCE:

thisispaper designboom

  

NOTE: 

accommodating eight independent units with separate entrances, the layout of the interior fans out from the central entry point. the design takes advantage of every square footage available, creating narrow but multi-level apartments within. while the building's volume and overall height allows for two-storeys, partial floor slabs and loft platforms placed at varying levels result in small, separated areas and nooks. the design balances out the tight layout with generous vertical voids, visually extending the sense of space through a singular white finish. 

from: designboom