Stairway Home: A Two-Relatives Residence with A “Stairway-Like” Structure and Useful Features
Situated in a quiet residential region of Tokyo, Stairway Home sits on a website with other apartment properties and homes urgent close to. This two-loved ones house is created by Nendo with an architectural volume that pushes to the north and a format approach to protect the current persimmon tree. The “stairway-like” composition connects the residence inside to the lawn and also bonds a single household to a further, supported by some practical factors of the house.
The architectural volume can acquire in daylight, ventilation, and also lets the greenery of the yard to enter into the living environment by a massive glass front southern façade of the property. The present persimmon tree beloved by the former generations can be preserved with a structure strategy that has been built. The architect also considers the difficulties of likely up and down the stairs, so the rooms for an more mature few are positioned on the very first floor.
There are 8 cats living with the older couple. They can roam in and outdoors freely and also stimulate the mom to do and get pleasure from her pastime of gardening. When the youthful few and their youngster are living on the second and third flooring. The “stairway-like” composition is created in the south lawn to stay clear of the two households getting separated at the best and base. This construction also penetrates the to start with floor by the 3rd ground.
The functional factors of the property are enclosed inside of the “stairway”, these as a staircase and loos for real use with an real aspect that requires on a semi-outside greenhouse glimpse. This greenhouse has abundant greenery and a sun-soaked perch for the cats. The upper and lessen floors along a diagonal line are connected by a stairway and greenery.
The link amongst the decreased and upper floors can generate a house area wherever all 3 generations can experience relaxed in every other’s subtle existence. The intention of the dwelling structure is to expand even further out to join the city and environments. This composition also connects the road on the ground degree that extends southward and out by means of the toplights into the skylight.
Photographers: Daici Ano and Takumi Ota