House in Kohoku / Torafu Architects
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House in Kohoku / Torafu Architects

The house in Kohoku is a one-storey home with a loft located in a quiet residential region reclaimed on a hill of Yokohama.

Architects: Torafu Architects
Location: Kohoku, Yokohama, Japan
Photographs: Daici Ano

House in Kohoku Loft idea+sgn by Torafu Architects

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From the architects:

With neighboring houses lined very close together, this flag-shaped site meets a road at a verge of no more than 3 meters in width. Since the site is tilted to the north, and the neighboring house to the south is two-storied and built on a tiered, higher ground, at first it seemed almost impossible to let in light from the south, although the client, a married couple who has lived in this place for a long time, wanted a small but sunshiny house of one-story just as their child became independent from them……

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