Named ‘ReForm of Garden’, this Japanese House and garden renovation by Osaka-based architect firm SPACESPACE, created a multi-functional space out of just concrete.
Architects: Takanori Kagawa / SPACESPACE
Location: Ikoma city, Nara, Japan
Photographs: Courtesy of Ikoma SPACESPACE
From the architects:
This site is situated at a residential area in Ikoma-city, Nara where is little colder in winter compared to the inner-city of Osaka. But it shares a border with Osaka and the residents can commute in only 30 minutes, so it functions as a bedroom suburb of both Osaka and Nara. This area is a typical suburban residential area of Japan and designed to satisfy the orthodox practices of city planning. The inner road and the building distance are wide enough and each house has the southern garden……