Escenario Todoroki Creating / Sasaki Architecture
Text description offered by the architects. This is a residential housing intricate consisting of 16 units in close proximity to the Todoroki ravine, the only ravine in central Tokyo. We needed the façade to have some form of correspondence with the Todoroki ravine as the bordering natural environment. The constructing faces the principal street, and the tactic to the entrance, which is established back again from the highway, is a space that draws the visitor into a globe reminiscent of the valley.
Fundamentally, the kind utilized is a square that can be simply regarded in a primitive way, and it is formulated into openings and hollow walls that resemble a valley, so that the persons of the city and the inhabitants can be reminded of just one planet perspective. The hot-dip galvanized sheets in the openings and recessed walls mirror the temperature circumstances of each working day, as well as the vehicles, bicycles, and people that go by consistently.
The units selection from studio to a single-bed room, and are built with large, sq. openings to allow for room, light-weight, and wind to enter. The models on the west side have a view of the Todoroki Valley by the openings. The dwelling units merge a uncomplicated layout with a superior diploma of independence in house composition. The white partitions and concrete walls are utilised to specific the distinction of materials.
The spatial marriage concerning the dwelling space, dining place, and bed room can be modified according to the demands of each and every resident. In addition, by making a partially enclosed house in the residing space, we planned to make a place that can be utilized as a stroll-in closet or a compact pc booth, and we also created a sq. opening in the wall so that the area can expand. By introducing a perception of playfulness as a result of the use of materials and place, centered on minimalism, we suggest a variety of affluence that is not dominated by things and a existence devoid of belongings.