Cube Court House – a unique minimalist residential single-family home, built in a quiet residential area of Tokyo (Japan) on a project of experts from the architectural studio Shinichi Ogawa & Associates. This house has two opposite “face”: an intimate, closed, introvertivny the world with its own patio and outdoor world around them look pure white reflective exterior.
Entrance area of the structure with a seamless facade meets matt translucent glass, which in the evening hours radiates a mysterious diffused light.
A three-storey house includes a compact central courtyard, which was the dominant visual live tree. The spacious room has two tiers of windows most of the first floor, comprising kitchen, living room and dining room.
The high glass walls on both sides of the courtyard provide a sufficient amount of natural light and pleasant views from all rooms, including bedrooms.
The room, located at the top, provided skylight through which you can exit to the terrace overlooking the courtyard.
Fully enclosed for the species in the vicinity of a cubic yard connects these modest-sized room only indirectly, by creating a sense of unity and ensuring a comfortable, spacious environment in a well ventilated, filled with sunlight, housing, responsive to the changing seasons.
Unlike the first two, third floor, attic and sundeck on the roof safely open up the city. Materials of construction of the house, which was built-up area 88.75 square meters – reinforced concrete frame. The total usable area – 154 square meters.
Creativity of the authors of the project can be found on the official website of the architectural studio: http://www.shinichiogawa.com/