Samurai Residence Design by Keiji Ashizawa

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Built within the site from your well-established Samurai residence, this residence by Keiji Ashizawa in Tokyo is set within an historical back back garden. Some very old Pine and Zelkova woods got for being preserved.

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The style of its details, proper lower to even the front door handles, was all custom manufactured to make your home.

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The architect’s short listed the clients’ wish for to display an extremely extensive series of art and antiques.

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As you get into the existing room, there’s something with all the feeling to a ‘excellent hall’ museum room.

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The great hall is in reality an absolutely gigantic space. It elaborately houses a three-story-tall staircase, the having accessibility to four bedrooms on two floors.

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Despite these large proportions, the house is actually very compact, with the four bedrooms right previously mentioned this threshold.

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A garden within the roof outside most important landing creates the impression with the ‘ground’ flooring.

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This garden is really a efficient roof, setting up a courtyard in between both bedrooms within the 1st floor.

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Floor to ceiling glazing clarifies the condition of the bedrooms: simple cubes of glass.

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Looking out within the most known landing, the four bedrooms might be noticed to get stacked up in two glass boxes on each side.

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Topping the house, a patio offers a 360 degree view of Tokyo.

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Beneath the bedrooms, a floor to ceiling curtain wall opens the kitchen’s wide towards Samurai’s garden beyond.

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Looking out the opposite way from the great hall – the gardens are a reminder of the ancient Samurai’s site, with trees and shrubs which can be still here nowadays.

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