House and Atelier PTL by Satoru Hirota Architects
by Harry / February 13, 2012


Satoru Hirota Architects recently completed this two story house and design studio on a corner lot in residential Kanagawa, Japan
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The house and the atelier are housed in separate but connected volumes that appear, from the outside, to be unattached small houses.


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Front entrance


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Courtyard with atelier at left and kitchen right

A central walled-in outdoor courtyard is a key element of the home and connects public areas of the house with the atelier.


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Kitchen


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The lower section of the split-level atelier


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Stairs to the upper section of the split-level atelier


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View from the upper section of the split-level atelier


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Hallway facing the atelier


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Bathroom


Project details/credits:

- Project: PTL
- Client: Private

- Location of site: Kanagawa,Japan

- Program: Single family house + atelier

- Architect: satoru hirota architects / Satoru Hirota + Yoshimi Kondo

- Structural design: nieda+hisaeda architects / Taizen Nieda + Mitsuyoshi Yoshida

- Contractor: DAIDO KOGYO Co.,Ltd / Tomotaka Iwamoto

- Site area: 253.74m2
- Built-up area:213.53m2

- Year of completion: 2011

- Photo credits: satoru hirota architects

+ hirotaa.net


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