Wednesday, April 13, 2011
House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi and Associates
The building is located on high ground with lust greenery and a bluff that overlooks the beautiful Miyagawa-River flowing north-south through Ise City. The Intention was to create a rich relationship between the house and these surroundings.
The building is composed of two volumes arranged in parallel. A vertical void links the rooftop terrace and the light court on the first floor, drawing nature into the interior.
On the first floor, a horizontal void connected directly to the vertical one opens up a view of Miyagawa River. The interaction of these external voids - the way they intersect and connect with interior spaces - generates richer, more complex scenery throughout the building as a whole.....more