Architecture

alx: "on the cherry blossom"

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alx: "on the cherry blossom" it has been modified: 2011-01-01 di Benedict Flowers

The Japanese study alx. It designed "on the cherry blossom", a three-story house on the corner of a residential street in Tokyo. using two nearby trees cherry blossom as a design element in the project, the house is limited in its interactions at street level but opens with a wide front window from floor to ceiling at the top floor.

Composed of several cubic volumes fitted together, the design offers the least amount of surface area at the street level, but grows in incrementalementre way up to the third floor, where the dining room opens to the cherry blossoms outside that form the backdrop to space.

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