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Tsumugu House / Archipatch

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Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
© Yousuke Harigane

Text description provided by the architects. It is a one-story wooden house built in an area full of nature, where four family members will live there. In Japan, the functions needed at home due to Covit19 have suddenly diversified. The home has become more frequently used not only as a place to live but also as a place to work and socialise.

Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Interior Photography, Beam
© Yousuke Harigane
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Plan – First floor
Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Interior Photography, Windows, Facade, Glass, Beam
© Yousuke Harigane
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Map – Attic
Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Interior Photography, Table, Chair, Wood, Beam, Windows
© Yousuke Harigane

To meet this need, this house not only has private rooms and LDKs for each individual, but also a Japanese-style room with tatami mats in the center of the house. This Japanese-style room is designed as a space that can be used for many purposes, such as a living room, a gathering space for a large number of people, a simple guest bedroom and a household room.

Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Interior Photography, Facade
© Yousuke Harigane
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Divisions

The Japanese-style room is separated from other spaces by a shoji, and by opening and closing this shoji according to the purpose at that time, it can be connected to the LDK and become a part of the LDK, or it can be connected to the LDK. entered and used Engawa. By combining/separating with the surrounding space, the whole space can be rearranged.

Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Exterior Photography, Facade, Windows
© Yousuke Harigane

The LDK can also be opened through a large opening of 2 meters to enjoy a life that integrates the LDK with the outdoor terrace and the garden. On the other hand, the high thermal insulation of the building, the ventilation system using geothermal heat and an outdoor water basin that can serve as a cooling point have made it possible to minimize energy consumption. The exterior and interior design is warm and inviting, using locally grown cedar, cypress and natural stone to provide a sense of texture that only natural materials can provide. The house is designed to connect with nature and to achieve a comfortable lifestyle in harmony with the ever-changing natural environment.

Tsumugu House / Archipatch - Exterior Photography, Facade, Windows
© Yousuke Harigane

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