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2018

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
House [Hinge House]
Business Owner
Private
Category
Personal residence
Company
MIO TACHIBANA ARCHITECTS (Japan)
Award Number
18G100868
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2018

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Outline

Hinge House is located in a good and quiet residential neighborhood, where issues of aging arise. As there were few shops under the strict regulation, fewer people stay at home on weekdays. We, therefore, created large liberated space in Hinge House. Our clients enjoy playing and listening to music there and will get together with friends, relatives, and neighbors. They also have the option to rent bedrooms as short-term lodging like Airbnb. Neighbors and clients can feel the presence of each other in the daytime, and lattice works can be closed at night like a shop or a cafe. To construct the large space easily, we connected roof beams with hinges at a pre-cut factory in advance and craned them on site. It looked as if it were a small festival.

Director

Mio Tachibana, Mio Tachibana Architects

Designer

Mio Tachibana, Mio Tachibana Architects + Ami Sasaki, BPD Lab + Hirotsugu Tsuboi, Hirotsugu Tsuboi Structural Engineering Company Inc. + Seizo Kakinuma, Zo Consulting Engineer + Yusuke Hattori

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More information

http://www.miotachibana.com

利用開始
2017/5

Evaluation

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