Yokohama Apartment by ON design partners

By • Jun 2, 2013

This modern residence is a 2009 project by ON design partners located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

Designed as housing for young artists, it consists of four one-room units and a communal outdoor space that can be used to exhibit work.

Yokohama Apartment by ON design partners:

“Yokohama apartment is a residential complex consisting of semi public courtyard canopied by four one-room units for young artists. The semi public courtyard is a place for exhibition and work. The site is a hilly area with narrow roads where small wooden houses cluster.

This is why a sense of distance, which is compact with actual feeling, exists.We thought that by providing a semi public courtyard for exhibition and work and huts for living, the place would become an environment where people can find place and ways to use according to the condition.”

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Photos by: Koichi Torimura

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