* Residential Architecture: ‘A’ House in Kisami by Florian Busch Architects
Posted by the editors on Saturday, 11 August 2012
Residential Architecture: ‘A’ House in Kisami by Florian Busch Architects: “..tokyo-based firm florian busch architects has shared with us their recently completed ”A’ house in kisami’ within the shizuoka region of japan. located at the tip of the izu peninsula, the retreat contrasts the owner’s bustling life of tokyo, approximately 180 kilometers north of the area. positioned on a steep coastal hill, the structure overlooks the ocean and opens to the sights and sounds of the sea. the majority of the site’s terrain underfoot is inclined to a 30 degree angle, requiring initial carving of the earth to inset two stacked volumes. the trapezoidal footprints are rotated along a common central axis to form a central void, where the a spa zone has been inserted..” Extensive glazing, natural light, lovely views; board-formed concrete, wood flooring, spiral staircase, roof terrace..
See our post on another home by Florian Busch Architects: Residential Architecture: House in Takadanobaba by Florian Busch Architects.
image: © hiroyasu sakaguchi – AtoZ, courtesy of florian busch architect; article: Designboom